UK-Japan Relations

February 19, 2021

Green finance hits record highs despite pandemic

Green finance has hit global scale despite the coronavirus pandemic, with both sustainable bonds and equity investments reaching new record highs in 2020. With Japan and the UK both pledging “net zero” emission targets by 2050, the Biden administration eyeing new green stimulus measures and the upcoming COP26 conference in Scotland, there is no sign …
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February 19, 2021

Green finance hits record highs despite pandemic

Green finance has hit global scale despite the coronavirus pandemic, with both sustainable bonds and ...

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February 2, 2021

Formal Request to Commence UK Accession Negotiations to CPTPP

Source: UK Gov The UK is formally applying to join one of the world’s largest free-trade areas, de ...

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January 15, 2021

UK-Japan Trade Summit (Jan 20) | BCCJ member discount

The BCCJ is a proud supporter of the UK-Japan Trade Summit 2021 Standard delegate fee: £250 + VAT B ...

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December 9, 2020

William Adams memorial sculpted by Kate Thomson of Ukishima Sculpture Studios

On 25th November 2020, a memorial sculpture commemorating the 400th anniversary of the death of Will ...

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December 3, 2020

Trade with Japan from 1 January 2021 / CEPA

AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND AND JAPAN FOR A COMPREHEN ...

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October 30, 2020

What the UK–Japan trade deal means for British businesses

Graham Zebedee, chief negotiator of the UK–Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEP ...

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September 11, 2020

UK and Japan agree historic free trade agreement

Source: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-and-japan-agree-historic-free-trade-agreement The UK h ...

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August 18, 2020

JOINT STATEMENT ON RE-ENTRY OF FOREIGN RESIDENTS TO JAPAN (ENGLISH/日本語)

This week, the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan (BCCJ), alongside the American Chamber of Commer ...

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July 3, 2020

英国上院議会による調査への協力のお願い

英国上院議会では英国政府の新条約交渉を精査する役割の一環として、日 ...

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July 3, 2020

UK House of Lords: UK-Japan Trade Inquiry

A new inquiry that has just been launched by the International Agreements Sub-Committee of the Hou ...

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May 15, 2020

DIT publishes ‘UK-Japan free trade agreement: the UK’s strategic approach’ document

On May 13, the Department for International Trade (DIT) published a 94-page document laying out the ...

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April 3, 2020

UK research provides rare insight on Japanese village

British anthropologist Joy Hendry has released a documentary charting her research on a village in r ...

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April 3, 2020

UK–Japan craftsmanship wins top award

A British silversmith has been recognised at the 2020 Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Awards for de ...

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March 6, 2020

UK in Japan 2019–2020 off to flying start

A joint initiative by the British Council and the British Embassy, Tokyo, UK in Japan 2019–2020 wa ...

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February 28, 2020

Hogan Lovells Brexit 2020 Webinar Series

With 2020 upon us, a new decade began where the last left off, with Brexit. Brexit has now happened, ...

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February 14, 2020

2020-2021 BCCJ Executive Committee Elections – NOMINATIONS OPEN!

Do you have the ambition and drive to steer one of Japan’s most active and influential business or ...

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