UK-Japan Relations

October 20, 2022

Investing in the UK: Implications of the 2021 National Security and Investment Act

January 2022 saw the introduction of the UK’s 2021 National Security and Investment Act (NSI Act), a new and more extensive national security regime for investment that allows the British government to scrutinise, and potentially block, acquisitions and investments in sectors or locations which it deems could have an adverse influence on national security. The …
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October 20, 2022

Investing in the UK: Implications of the 2021 National Security and Investment Act

January 2022 saw the introduction of the UK’s 2021 National Security and Investment Act (NSI Act), ...

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July 8, 2022

Statement from BCCJ President, Richard Lyle on Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

The BCCJ and its membership were shocked and saddened to hear the tragic news of the shooting and pa ...

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May 9, 2022

UK and Japan set to rapidly accelerate defence and security ties with landmark agreement

Source: UK Gov The Prime Minister hosted his Japanese counterpart on May 5 to deepen the UK’s rela ...

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April 27, 2022

New BCCJ President and Executive Committee Elected at AGM 2022

The results of the BCCJ’s contested 2022-2023 BCCJ Executive Committee (Excom) Election were a ...

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March 8, 2022

Special Announcement: Leadership Transition at the BCCJ

As we approach the end of the 2021-22 Chamber year, the Executive Committee (Excom) of the British C ...

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February 25, 2022

Trade Secretary secures major trade bloc milestone ahead of Asia visit

Source: UK Gov The UK reaches a major milestone to join £8.4 trillion CPTPP free trade area Announc ...

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February 22, 2022

BCCJ: 40 Industries at your Fingertips

Looking for new connections or inspiration? Did you know that the British Chamber of Commerce in Jap ...

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February 16, 2022

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

As many BCCJ members will know, 2022 marks the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. T ...

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February 4, 2022

BCCJ Members Mitsui Fudosan, Clarence Education Asia collaboration: Rugby School Japan

Basic agreement to develop Rugby School Japan in Chiba On January 31 2022, BCCJ member organisations ...

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December 17, 2021

BBA 2021 Winner Profile: UK-Japan Partnership – Ocado Group & AEON

In November 2019, Ocado Group and Aeon announced the establishment of a partnership designed to revo ...

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December 15, 2021

ESR – named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 winners in real estate

The BCCJ is pleased to share the good news that Jeffrey Shen and Stuart Gibson, Co-founders and Co-C ...

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November 30, 2021

UK-Japan Travel Advice – Omicron COVID-19 variant (Nov 30 2021)

The new Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus has led to stricter border controls in countries ar ...

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November 22, 2021

One Young World 2022 Tokyo Summit (May 16-19)

Global Summit, One Young World, to happen in Tokyo May 16-19, 2022 At the heart of every global thre ...

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November 18, 2021

BCCJ members offer trade policy and market access views at Virtual Roundtables

On November 10, the BCCJ was pleased to co-host two Virtual Roundtables, led by the Director for Tra ...

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November 12, 2021

Joint Statement on the Entry Restrictions in Japan (Nov 14 2021)

The BCCJ and other international Chambers of Commerce in Japan today issued a joint statement on the ...

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November 10, 2021

Japan’s New Immigration and Quarantine Guidelines

The British Chamber of Commerce in Japan continues to closely monitor Japan’s response to COVI ...

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