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Thu 23 May 2013

At the Annual General Meeting held on 22 May 2013 the new NCCJ Management Committee for 2013-2014 was elected. The following NCCJ members have been newly appointed to the Management Committee: Jan Waninge (DSM Japan), Kaoru Inahara (Philips Electronics Japan) and Yoji Morishita (ING Bank). For the new composition of the Management Committee and roles please click Management Committee.

Fri 26 April 2013

The Foreign Chambers in Japan (FCIJ) has been conducting Business Confidence surveys online twice a year since 2002 among foreign-affiliated companies in Japan. This, the 23rd, survey was conducted between 10 and 19 April 2013, and received 293 valid responses from members of 18 foreign chambers of commerce and business organizations.

Wed 03 April 2013

METI, in cooperation with JETRO, is offering various incentive schemes with the aim of increasing investments either into Japan in general or to specific regions. The most well known are perhaps the incentive schemes focusing on Tohoku and the general incentive scheme to promote the establishment of Asia regional headquarters in Japan or R&D facilities.

Thu 21 March 2013

This summer, twenty medical students of the University of Amsterdam are traveling to Tokyo to learn about different topics regarding public health, including the (medical) history of Japan and the current advantages and difficulties that exists in the Japanese health care system. For this reason, Organizing Committee Study Trip Japan, Medical students association Mozaïek would like to ask you for assistance.

Tue 19 March 2013

Let’s face it, Japan can be a tough place to manage a business. This country has its charms, but it can be a tough market to crack and maintain for the foreign executive. And Japanese managers of foreign firms have their own challenges when dealing with expats in Japan and the people at an overseas headquarters. That’s why the NCCJ began its Lotgenoten series of informal seminars – to provide an opportunity to share experiences of challenges and solutions in an informal, friendly atmosphere. To help ensure an atmosphere of frankness and openness, all discussions are off the record.

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