2017 British Business Awards Early Bird Discount OPEN

This year marks the tenth anniversary of the highlight in the UK-Japan calendar - the annual British Business Awards! Join us for this year's glamorous red-carpet event with luxury prizes, a British gourmet experience, top British entertainment, and the suspense and excitement of the awards ceremony!

Tickets to the British Business Awards are highly popular and tickets sell fast. Make the most of our early bird discount, available until 28 July 2017. We encourage companies to book corporate tables as soon as possible.
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Welcome to the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan

The BCCJ welcomes members of all nationalities. Our five membership categories provide a range of options to suit every eligible company and individual in Japan, and non-resident members are also welcome.

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Latest issue:
The June 2017 edition of BCCJ ACUMEN is now online!


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June 28, 2017

Nominations OPEN for 2017 British Business Awards

Nominate your favourite companies - and even your own organisation - to win a British Business Award. Nominating is simple and free!

June 28, 2017

Japan: Record Foreign Investment in 2016

Foreign direct investment to Japan for fiscal 2016 tops 3 trillion yen ($26.9 billion) for the first time ever.

June 28, 2017

Making Tokyo More Attractive for Business

Tokyo Governor, Yuriko Koike, has been consulting with executives from global firms about how to make the nation's capital a more attractive place to do business.

June 28, 2017

Japan's Child Poverty Rate Down, but under OECD Average

Welfare Ministry data shows Japan’s child poverty rate improved for the first time in 12 years, but around half of single-parent households still live in destitution.

June 28, 2017

More Seniors Caring for the Elderly in Japan

A Japanese government survey shows that around a third of people receiving nursing care at home are aged 75 or older and cared for by family members in the same age group.

June 27, 2017

Welcome: Tokyo Counseling Services

The BCCJ is delighted to welcome Tokyo Counseling Services as the newest Entrepreneur Member of the BCCJ.

June 23, 2017

Record Visitors to Japan in May

The number of foreign tourists visiting Japan is continuing to increase. The month of May saw a new record.

June 22, 2017

Biggest Challenges for Companies in Japan

Japanese firms say shrinking domestic demand is their biggest worry over the next three years while labour shortages are a close second.

June 22, 2017

Japan in the News: June 16 - June 22

European foods may become cheaper in Japan| Japan's May exports jump 14.9%| Japan to brighten economic view on healthy consumption