EU-Japan Centre: e-News August 2021 is now available!

In this August 2021 issue, you will find the latest information on upcoming webinars, latest updates, upcoming Biotech & Pharma matchmaking event, Vulcanus in Europe programme, press review and much more! We hope that this information will be useful for you.

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The EU-Japan Centre in Tokyo: Japanese Industry and Policy News July-August 2021 now available online

The EU-Japan Centre in Tokyo is regularly publishing “Industry and Policy News” from various Japanese language sources of potential interest, including newly released policy documents, surveys, and official statements, in the context of EU-Japan industrial cooperation and is pleased to announce its latest Japanese Industry and Policy News.

Topics covered in the July-August News: https://www.eu-japan.eu/japanese-industry-and-policy-news-july-august-2021

Legislation and Policy News
· International standard for smart city infrastructure development and operation framework issued
· Emissions in 2030, reduced by about 37% in the industrial sector and about 50% in the business sector

Survey and Business Data
· World production of 8 passenger vehicle manufacturers of Japan increased by 30% in the first half of the year

Company & Organization News
· Supercomputer “Fugaku” surpasses “K”, the world’s number one for three consecutive terms
· Mitsubishi Corporation invests in an Australian carbon credit sales company to absorb CO2 by regenerating virgin forest
· Joint survey on commercial-scale hydrogen imports in the Netherlands, Mitsubishi Corporation and Chiyoda Corporation
· JFE Steel Co., Ltd. and Hiroshima University, promote the use of steel slag on land and sea for SDGs
· Chubu Electric Power and Kawasaki Kisen install tidal current power generation in Canada, the first phase, 500 kW in 2023
· Yokohama Rubber made prototypes tires from biomass-derived butadiene rubber through joint research with NEDO, AIST, and ADMAT
· MOL considers building a green ammonia supply network in Australia with a major Australian energy company
· ITOCHU collaborates with 4 companies to build a supply network for manufacturing and exporting green hydrogen in Australia

Other Topics
· China’s cotton imports expanded, in the first half of 2021 increased by 70% year-on-year
· Number of influential papers Japan, the lowest 10th in history, China is the first leader
· China announces list of top 100 retailers, growth of EC companies is remarkable
· North Korea’s 2020 trade value, down 73.4% year-on-year

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UPCOMING WEBINARS IN SEPTEMBER 2021 at the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation

EPA HELPDESK WEBINAR 40: RULES OF ORIGIN
Date: 7 September 2021 – from 10:30 to 11:30 AM CET
Registration deadline: Monday, 6 September 2021
https://www.eubusinessinjapan.eu/library/event/epa-helpdesk-webinar-40-rules-of-origin

WEBINAR 177: TECHNIQUES FOR EFFECTIVE VIRTUAL COMMUNICATION WITH JAPANESE PARTNERS
Date: 14 September 2021 – from 10:30 to 11:30 AM CET
Registration deadline: Monday, 13 September 2021
https://www.eubusinessinjapan.eu/library/event/webinar-177-techniques-for-effective-virtual-communication-with-japanese-partners

EXPORT TO JAPAN 20: OVERVIEW OF EXPORT PROCESS: BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER IMPORT CLEARANCES
Date: 15 September 2021 – from 10:30 to 11:00 AM CET
Registration deadline: Tuesday, 14 September 2021
https://www.eubusinessinjapan.eu/library/event/export-to-japan-20-overview-of-export-process-before-during-and-after-import-clearances

WEBINAR 178: DIGITAL TAXATION IN JAPAN: ALERT FOR E-SERVICE COMPANIES
Date: 16 September 2021 – from 10:30 to 11:30 AM CET
Registration deadline: Wednesday, 15 September 2021
https://www.eubusinessinjapan.eu/library/event/webinar-178-digital-taxation-in-japan-alert-for-e-service-companies

WEBINAR 179: LATEST TRENDS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY RESEARCH IN JAPAN
Date: 21 September 2021 – from 10:30 to 11:30 AM CET
Registration deadline: Monday, 20 September 2021
https://www.eubusinessinjapan.eu/library/event/webinar-179-latest-trends-in-biotechnology-research-in-japan

EXPORT TO JAPAN 21: MARKET ENTRY: FINDING A JAPANESE PARTNER
Date: 22 September 2021 – from 10:30 to 11:00 AM CET
Registration deadline: Tuesday, 21 September 2021
https://www.eubusinessinjapan.eu/library/event/export-to-japan-21-market-entry-finding-a-japanese-partner

WEBINAR 180: FROZEN FOOD MARKET IN JAPAN (INCL. ICE CREAM)
Date: 28 September 2021 – from 10:30 to 11:30 AM CET
Registration deadline: Monday, 27 September 2021
https://www.eubusinessinjapan.eu/library/event/webinar-180-frozen-food-market-in-japan-incl-ice-cream

EXPORT TO JAPAN 22: ALTERNATIVE MARKET ENTRY: LICENSING, FRANCHISING, AND JOINT-VENTURE
Date: 30 September 2021 – from 10:30 to 11:00 AM CET
Registration deadline: Tuesday, 29 September 2021
https://www.eubusinessinjapan.eu/library/event/export-to-japan-22-alternative-market-entry-licensing-franchising-and-joint-venture


How to register:
– If you are already a member, please log in before registering to one or more webinars.
– If you are not yet a member, you will first have to register for free via: https://www.eubusinessinjapan.eu/user/register. Once your registration request is confirmed by the EU-Japan Centre, please log in before registering to our webinars.

Cost: Free


If you wish to be kept informed of our other activities: www.eu-japan.eu/be-informed


Thank you for your interest in our activities.

Kind regards,

Pauline Laloux
Business Support Coordinator
EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation
Rue Marie de Bourgogne 52 – 1000 Brussels
TEL +32 2 282 3716
https://www.eu-japan.eu / https://www.eubusinessinjapan.eu/

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*Submission Date EXTENDED by July 21!* Call for Abstracts “1st Stakeholder Dialogue with Young Scientists: Increasing the Ambition Level of Climate Change Mitigation – New Challenges and Opportunities for International Cooperation on the Energy Transition” by the German-Japanese Energy Transition Council (GJETC)

The submission date for the Call for the titled event, which was publicized as “EJEA News” on July 4. was extended as follows:


Extended deadline: by July 21st, 2021
(Acceptance notification will be sent by August 6, 2021)

Please submit to the following addresses: gjetc@wupperinst.org

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