The rainy season is upon us, but this doesn’t stop us from planning more events, with a mix of live and online.
–June beer gathering: Monday 20 June, from 19:00 @ BBC Antwerp Port
–Webinar “Women in Business in Japan”: Wednesday 22 June, 17:30-18:30 @ Zoom
–Second Japanese webinar “Digitalization of Business Documents and the Law – Amendment to the Act on Keeping of Electronic Tax-Related Books”: Wednesday 6 July, 17:30-18:30 @ Zoom
–Visit to the demo center of Barco Japan: Tuesday 28 June, from 16:00
More details will go out soon.
–Joint Chambers Summer Cocktail: Wednesday 13 July, 19:00-21:00 @ The Tokyo Edition Hotel
More details will go out in due time.
–Nippon Export Award 2022-2023: application deadline is Wednesday 31 August
-Save-the-date! Our annual gala is scheduled for Friday 11 November @ Conrad Tokyo
This year we are launching an early bird campaign – more details will go out soon!
EVENTS and NEWS from MEMBERS and RELATED ORGANIZATIONS:
-The European Busines Council is organizing the in-person event “The Economic Security Promotion Law and its consequences for European companies“: Wednesday 22 June, 16:00-17:30 @ EU Delegation
-The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation and the Belgium-Japan Association’s Innovation, Partnerships & Trade Committee are co-organizing a “Webinar on the Opportunities for EU & Japan Industrial and Innovation Cooperation in the Circular Economy for Strategic Metals“: Thursday 23 June, 16:30-19:30 JST @ Zoom
-At the beginning of the new fiscal year, Japan Foreign Trade Council, Inc. published “Foreign Trade 2022”, with full coverage of Japan’s foreign trade statistics on a customs-cleared basis for the previous year. You can also browse through previous editions back to 2007.
-BLCCJ corporate member Delvaux Japan has opened a Magritte Pop Up Store at Omotesando Hills 1F. You can visit until 31 August.
You can also still enjoy the Delvaux Secret Garden at Tokyo Edition hotel until 3 July.
Some NEWS HEADLINES of the past days:
-Japan upgrades Jan.-March GDP to annualized 0.5% contraction (Kyodo News, June 8)
-Bank of Japan chief makes rare apology for remark on price hike tolerance (Kyodo News, June 7)
-Yen tumbles to new 20-yr low around 132 line vs US dollar (Mainichi Japan, June 7)
-Japan to compile big extra budget for stimulus after summer election (Kyodo News, June 3)
-Japan mulling restart of Go To Travel scheme in July (The Japan News, June 5)
-Tokyo to resume travel subsidy campaign to revitalize tourism in capital (Mainichi Japan, June 4)
-Japan to ask foreign tourists to wear masks, take out insurance (Kyodo News, June 7)
-Japan issued record low number of visas in 2021 (NHK World – Japan, June 5)
-Japan eyes reform of outdated labor systems based on gender “roles” (Kyodo News, June 3)
-Japan logs record low 811,000 newborns in 2021 (Kyodo News, June 3)
Finally, we would like to remind you of the useful links related to COVID-19 on our website.
Take care, and we hope to (re)connect with you soon!