On 16 September, JBCE, BusinessEurope, Keidanren and European Business Council in Japan (EBC) co-signed and delivered the joint letter on the EU-Japan EPA/FTA to the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, and the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe.

On this Joint Letter, 4 organizations urge the leaders of the EU and Japan to speed up the EU-Japan EPA/FTA negotiations and work towards a timely conclusion.