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Webinars + member news + COVID-19 news (June 18)

Webinars + member news + COVID-19 news (June 18)

We’d like to start this newsletter by informing you of upcoming webinars:

1) Webinar organized by the European Business Council (EBC):
“Impacts on Businesses caused by the Limitations on Re-Entering Japan for Non-Japanese Citizens”: June 19, 17:00-18:30


2) Upcoming EU-Japan webinars on COVID-19, organized by the EU Delegation to Japan and the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation


3) Our webinar with PwC:
“The Only Certainty in Uncertain Times: Death and Taxes – Japan gift/inheritance and Japan Exit Tax Updates: June 22, 12:00-13:00 on Zoom – sign up now!


Furthermore we are working on a webinar on Digital Marketing and another inter-Asian chamber webinar for July.


We also share some BLCCJ Member news:

-You can now enjoy the Champ de Soleil flavors at home!
Make your selection, fill out the online order form, and the frozen dishes prepared by Chef Harada will be delivered to your own home.


VisitFlanders has launched the Trade Covid-19 website (in English) compiling information and updated links on Covid-19 facts from Belgium-Flanders, a useful source for the travel trade and when considering travel to Belgium-Flanders.


AWEX Tokyo has launched a facebook page (in Japanese):


The book “Target” by our Director and President of Godiva Japan, Jerome Chouchan, has now been translated into French: “La cible – Principes d’un art martial japonais, le Kyudo, au service de vos objectifs et de votre entreprise”
A Japanese and English version have been published in 2016 and 2018 respectively.


To end the newsletter, here are a few headlines of the past days:

-In light of the impact of COVID-19, JETRO has established a consultation service for foreign companies and foreign-affiliated companies operating in Japan in relation to their domestic operations


-Foreign Residents Support Center to open in Tokyo to assist with various issues (The Mainichi, June 18)


-Bank of Japan boosts aid for coronavirus-hit firms (Japan Today, June 17)


-Japan’s May exports, imports log biggest year-on-year fall in decade (Kyodo News, June 17)


-Japan to begin easing travel restrictions with flights to Vietnam (Kyodo News, June 15)


-Record low 1,700 foreign visitors in Japan in May amid pandemic (Kyodo News, June 17)


-Gov’t to promote staggered holidays to curb congestion, virus spread (Kyodo News, June 16)


Take good care, and have a pleasant evening ahead!


The BLCCJ office