UKTI-BCCJ Collaboration Initiative

British Embassy Tokyo Tender Bid

July 28, 2016

The British Embassy Tokyo is currently looking to appoint Specialist Contractors to represent the interests of the British Embassy Tokyo and British Consulate-General Osaka in Fukuoka and Nagoya. The Outreach Representatives’ role would be to build and maintain relationships and networks with local government, businesses, media and research institutions in Fukuoka and Aichi prefectures respectively, to promote the ... Read more

GREAT British Food Market in Tokyo Marunouchi

June 15, 2016

British food is GREAT! Come and taste for yourself the wonderful diversity and delicious flavours of British food and drink at the GREAT British Food Market at MaruCube in the Marunouchi Bldg from 22 to 26 June 2016. There will be 12 exhibitors at the market (11am-7pm) selling over 100 British food and drink specialities such as Lola ... Read more

Prosperity Fund Tokyo: call for bids

June 9, 2016

The British Embassy Tokyo invites external implementers to submit bids for projects supported by the UK Prosperity Fund to identify and open up opportunities for UK exports to Japan. This year, the Japan Prosperity Fund is inviting bids to implement four projects:1) EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement: opportunities for UK business2) Japan: defence acquisition toolkit for UK companies3 ... Read more

Progress at Fukushima Dai-ichi

March 3, 2016

On February 3, 2016, the BCCJ hosted the members-only lunchtime seminar, "Progress at Fukushima Dai-ichi", led by Dr Keith Franklin, First Secretary (Nuclear), British Embassy Tokyo. Dr. Franklin began his presentation by providing a brief overview of the current state of decommissioning at Fukushima Dai-ichi, explaining in simple terms the clean-up measures taken so far which include the ... Read more

BCCJ members visit Tokyo 2020 sites

Nov. 26, 2014

BCCJ members joined trade mission delegates from the UK on a tour of 2020 Olympic & Paralympic venues. The tour included the site of the planned new stadium in Yoyogi, which will host the opening and closing ceremonies as well as athletics, football and rugby; Ariake, which will be home to the Velodrome, gymnastics centre and tennis park; and ... Read more

BCCJ secures Government funding to promote Rugby and Tokyo 2020 business opportunities

Oct. 27, 2014

(Japanese follows the English) The British Chamber of Commerce in Japan (BCCJ) today signed an historic agreement with the UK Government to help UK companies secure business from the Rugby World Cup 2019 and the Tokyo Olympics / Paralympics 2020. Under the agreement, between the BCCJ and UK Trade and Investment (UKTI), the BCCJ will join a global network ... Read more

UKTI-BCCJ Collaboration Initiative

Oct. 15, 2013

From BCCJ President, Alison Jambert We have created a special news section on our site named UKTI-BCCJ Collaboration Initiative to provide news and updates on an exciting new development which could greatly benefit the BCCJ and its members. This new section provides links to articles from the latest edition of Acumen magazine by Sue Kinoshita, Director of Trade ... Read more

Eye on Expansion

Oct. 15, 2013

Japan chosen for second wave of UK export programme The BCCJ has been invited to join wave two of the UK government’s new Strengthening Overseas Business Networks programme. Sue Kinoshita, director of UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) Japan, describes the background and opportunities this presents for the BCCJ. The economists tell us that at a time of government ... Read more

UKTI Gives Green Light to Fund Scoping Study

Oct. 15, 2013

UKTI Gives Green Light to Fund Scoping Study Following the BCCJ’s expression of interest in joining the UK Government’s Strengthening Overseas Business Networks (SOBN) programme, UKTI has now given approval to fund the scoping study which the BCCJ asked for as a precondition for participation. This approval marks an indispensable first step in a lengthy process ... Read more