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Tue 08 May 2012

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry is accepting applications for a subsidy program.
The programme aims to promote new investment, maintain and create jobs in Japan, and improve the site location environment for companies in Japan to encourage companies to locate their production bases domestically. The subsidy will be offered for production bases in the fields of
parts and materials, which constitute the core part of the supply chain and cannot be substituted, as well as high added value growth sectors that will create employment in Japan.

Applications will be accepted until June 1st, 2012. Applications must be submitted in Japanese.

JETRO has prepared a provisional translation of the subsidy information and posted it on the JETRO website.  The criteria are very specific but the offering may be of interest to some members. Please see Application Guidelines for more details.

Fri 27 April 2012

We are pleased to announce the launch of the 2012 Deshima Business Awards. You are cordially invited to present your company for consideration for these awards. The Deshima Business Awards aim to recognise companies that are leading the way in Japan and consist of one award for the large company segment and one award for the small/mid size enterprise segment. For more information on the application procedure and benefit for entrants please click here.

Mon 26 March 2012

ReMark Japan recently joined our Chamber as an Associate Member with Representative Mr Tetsuya Fujita. ReMark Group is a world-leading provider of direct insurance distribution solutions and helps insurers, financial institutions and affinity organizations to acquire, grow and retain profitable customers. ReMark Group designs and executes direct marketing programs that establish and drive brand loyalty and specializes in partnership distribution with the single focus of “maximum value creation for the business partners and their clients”. The Company’s head office is based out Amsterdam Holland and has over 25 years of experience working with over 200 of the world’s leading banking and insurance groups in over 40 countries. ReMark Japan office was established in 2000.

Fri 03 February 2012

On January 19th the third edition of “Briefing & Drinks” was held, whereby NCCJ members present the sectors in which they operate and their strategies and operations. Host company this time was Randstad K.K., a member of the Randstad Holding, currently Nr. 2 worldwide in the field of flexible work solutions.

Fri 09 December 2011

We wish to advise you that Duco Delgorge, Chairman of the NCCJ, will step down as Chairman and as Board Member on December 31, 2011 in order to take on the role of European Business Council in Japan (EBC) Chairman from January 1, 2012. He will replace Tommy Kullberg, who has been Chairman of the EBC since January 2008, and who has reached the end of his 3 year term as Chairman.

We are pleased to announce that Hans van der Tang, Board Director and Secretary of the NCCJ, has accepted to be Chairman of the NCCJ from January 1, 2012. His nomination was unanimously supported by the Board on December 5, 2011. We are equally pleased to announce that subsequently the Board elected Taco de Vries with unanimous support from January 1, 2012 as the new Secretary.

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