Embassy News

Virtual Reality Meets Fashion Week

March 16, 2018

“Britishness” ? a trending word in the current fashion scene, but what is it? Explore the world of high quality women’s fashion from the UK at this interactive event. Understand the true context of “Britishness” in fashion.Through a fully immersive VR experience you can explore inside the British Ambassador’s Residence discovering the latest collections of 18 ... Read more

Scottish Secretary of States Visits the British Embassy in Tokyo

Feb. 27, 2018

Scottish Secretary speaks on Brexit in Japan  With Brexit of growing concern to not only Japanese firms but also the British expatriate community in Japan, the Secretary of State for Scotland’s address to BCCJ members on 16th February drew a full house at the British Embassy, Tokyo.  It was David Mundell MP’s first visit to Japan ... Read more

The British Embassy in Tokyo Partnership Event – 2 March 2018

Feb. 23, 2018

The British Embassy Tokyo will be hosting an event on 2 March, 2018 where guests can learn about partnership and sponsorship opportunities that align with the Embassy's campaigns.  The British Embassy Tokyo and Consulate General Osaka maintain and develop relations between the UK and Japan across a broad range of issues. Our work includes international cooperation in ... Read more

MoU Signing Between London and Tokyo Aims to Bolster Collaborations

Dec. 12, 2017

The City of London Corporation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government which will result in closer collaboration between the financial and professional services sectors in both cities. The signing ceremony took place at the British Embassy, Tokyo. Lord Mayor of the City of London, Charles Bowman, signed the MoU via a video ... Read more

FCO Accepting Bids for Cyber Security Toolkit

Nov. 24, 2017

The British Embassy Tokyo is inviting interested parties to submit bids for producing Japan Cyber Security Market Intelligence toolkit to help the UK cyber security companies to capture business opportunities in the Japanese market. Closing date: 06 December 2017Contract start date: 10 December 2017Contract end date: 31 March 2018 Towards Tokyo 2020, there is rapidly growing need for ... Read more

EU Referendum - Register to Vote

May 13, 2016

On Thursday 23 June 2016 there will be a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union. This is your opportunity to decide if the UK remains in the EU. The referendum will ask the question: Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union? You can vote ... Read more

Abenomics is making progress says FCO report

Aug. 27, 2014

A report by the British Embassy in Tokyo says that headlines about Japan's shrinking economy should not distract from progress made under Abenomics. The report, Japan: not the end of Abenomics, outlines the reasons behind the sharpest fall in GDP since the March 11 earthquake. It concludes that: "The sharp fall in GDP will attract headlines but ... Read more

Latest Japan economic report online

July 11, 2014

The latest economic report on Japan from the FCO is now available online. The monthly report, from the British Embassy Tokyo, outlines recent government policy and includes economic data and comment. It concludes: "Abenomics depends on the successful implementation of the Growth Strategy. Markets do not seem as disappointed as they were last June. However, this could mean ... Read more

FCO reports move to new website

June 21, 2014

FCO reports on the Japanese economy produced by economists at the British Embassy Tokyo have moved to a new website. The reports, which include monthly updates as well as official comment on the current economic climate in Japan and explanations of official figures, can now be found here: www.gov.uk/government/collections/fco-political-and-economic-updates#japan Read more

Chef Alan Coxon to promote British food overseas

May 13, 2014

Award-winning chef Alan Coxon has been announced as an ambassador for the UK government's Britain is GREAT campaign.  Alan will be helping to promote and expose British food and drink around the world, with the aim of increasing awareness and generating export opportunities. His involvement was announced after a meeting at 10 Downing Street. Alan, who has ... Read more