On 28th and 29th April 2011, the annual meeting of the EUJapan
Business Round Table (BRT) was held in Rome under
the Co-Chairmanship of Mr. Hiromasa Yonekura Representative
Director and Chairman, Sumitomo Chemical and Mr. Jean-Yves
Le Gall, Chairman and CEO, Arianespace.
At the meeting, stakeholders discussed the vision of the EUJapan
business relationship for the next decade, the processes
leading to policy improvements in the EU and in Japan, and EUJapan
business cooperation in the field of innovation, energy
and greenhouse technologies. The BRT also set out their
recommendations to the EU and Japanese authorities to further
strengthen EU-Japan economic relations. JBCE contributes to
the BRT not only through participation but also through the
publication of the annual JBCE reports which contain policy
In close cooperation with the BRT, JBCE will continue to make
efforts to improve the business environment for companies
operating both within the EU and in Japan.
JBCE Secretariat