UK-Japan Relations

June 3, 2021

Green light for UK to start CPTPP talks

On Wednesday, it was agreed by member nations of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) that Britain could start the process of joining the pact. The decision marks another step in Britain’s moves to form new global trading links with faster growing economies following its exit from the European Union at the …
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June 3, 2021

Green light for UK to start CPTPP talks

On Wednesday, it was agreed by member nations of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Tra ...

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May 28, 2021

UK’s Automotive Transformation Fund to present ideal ecosystem for EV investors, at JSAE

Advanced Propulsion Centre sets out JPY3640 billion of opportunities in UK’s electric vehicle supp ...

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May 25, 2021

Belfast Hub paving the way for a faster and more sustainable internet through Edge Computing x Rakuten Mobile partnership

Source: Queen’s University Belfast  A new Edge Computing Hub, based at Queen’s Universi ...

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May 20, 2021

G7 Leaders’ Summit, 2021

The 47th G7 Summit is set to take place from June 11-13, presided over by the United Kingdom. The Su ...

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May 15, 2021

B7 Joint Statement, 2021

A mainstay of the G7 Presidency calendar, the Business 7 (B7) summit acts as the voice of business f ...

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April 28, 2021

BCCJ holds Digital General Meeting, Elects Executive Committee 2021-2022

On April 27, the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan hosted its Digital General Meeting 2021. This ...

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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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