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Newsletter February 22

Newsletter February 22

The BLCCJ office is in full preparation of several EVENTS the coming weeks and months:

BLCCJ Starters “Jeudredi” event: Thursday 2 March, from 19:00 @ BBC Antwerp Port

Women’s Day speaker event, jointly organized with the British, French and Spanish Chambers: Wednesday 8 March, 19:00-21:00 @ CCIFJ event space
BLCCJ seats are limited to 25, sign up now!

March beer gathering: Monday 20 March, from 19:00 @ BBC Antwerp Port

Belgian Beer and Food Academy Tokyo: Tuesday 18 April, 18:30-21:30 @ Hilton Tokyo
Invite your business contacts and friends to join this unique culinary experience!

-Save-the-date! April beer gathering @ Belgian Beer Weekend Toyosu: Friday 21 April, from 19:00

-Save-the-date! BLCCJ Belgian shop @ Belgian Beer Weekend Yokohama: May 18-21
Looking for products!

-Save-the-date! Golf tournament with the French and Swiss Chambers: Tuesday 23 May @ Taco GC
Looking for sponsors!



-The Belgian Beer Weekend 2023 calendar has been announced

-BLCCJ member Belgo-Luxembourg Market Council (BLMC) has launched a website.
They recently welcomed a new office manager, Ms. Asami Tatsuno.

-Looking for inspiration for White Day? Check out the latest collections of member companies GodivaWittamer and Grand Place.



LTIO Tokyo is looking for a temporary assistant who will support the Luxembourg’s economic promotion activities related to the Osaka Expo 2025

City-Tech.Tokyo: 27-28 February @ Tokyo International Forum
Flanders Investment & Trade will have a booth at Hall E

Belgians are invited to visit the event for free, but you need to register in advance with an invitation code. Please contact our office if you are interested.

CCIFJ offers several services to French companies, which they gladly extend to BeLux companies. These include market research, business plans, business contacts, office rental, domiciliation services, …
BLCCJ contacts can also sign up for the CCIFJ Global Manager Program.
Please contact our office for more information.


Here are some NEWS HEADLINES of the past days:

-With Japan’s new central bank boss, Kishida bids farewell to Abenomics (The Asahi Shimbun, Feb. 17)

-Japan 2022 average condo price hits record high for 6th year in row (Kyodo News, Feb. 22)

-Japan posts 1st trade deficit in electronics for half-year period (Kyodo News, Feb. 19)

-Japan sets new, simplified visa track for skilled foreigners (Kyodo News, Feb. 17)

-Jan. foreign entries to Japan near 1.5 mil. amid Lunar New Year boost (Kyodo News, Feb. 15)

-Japan govt. to review coronavirus measures other than mask-wearing (NHK World – Japan, Feb. 21)

-Japan eyes 1 year extension to free COVID vaccination scheme (NHK World – Japan, Feb. 21)

-ANA, JAL, 3 others picked to operate flying taxis for 2025 World Expo (Kyodo News, Feb. 21)


For the latest information on the BLCCJ, please keep an eye on our websiteFacebook page and LinkedIn group.

And if you have any news to share with the BLCCJ community, please let us know and we gladly include it in a next newsletter!