On 4 August, JBCE and Keidanren (Japan Business Federation)¬†jointly published the statement, “Urgent proposal on the UK’s withdrawal from the EU”.

On the statement, JBCE and Keidanren call for putting the economy first on the negotiations and giving the highest priority to agreeing to the terms of transitional agreement, which maintain the economic benefits of the single market and the customs union and provide businesses with continuity and certainly until a final deal comes into force.