Member News

Japan in the News: Apr 19 - Apr 26

April 24, 2019

Japan in the News: Apr 19 - Apr 26   Tokyo requires electric vehicles to further trim footprint Banks to join in new payment service Japanese companies set goal of 30% female executives by 2030 Panel eyes legal revisions to allow more control of personal data SoftBank and Google parent tie up on flying 5G stations for phone services using ... Read more

BCCJ Platinum Member Jaguar Land Rover Wins Award

April 18, 2019

  Breaking news from the New York International Auto Show - the World Car of the Year jury just announced that the Jaguar I-PACE is now officially the best car in the world! A hearty congratulations from the BCCJ to Jaguar Land Rover for this incredible accomplishment!   In a hall packed full of the world’s media, TV cameras, and ... Read more

ESR to Develop one of the Largest Master-Planned Logistics Parks in Japan

April 1, 2019

ESR, a leading Asia Pacific focused logistics real estate platform, has acquired a prime parcel of land on the Tokyo Bay in the southern part of Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan to develop one of the largest master-planned logistics parks in the country. ESR Yokohama Distribution Centre (“ESR Yokohama DC”) will represent a total investment of over US$1 ... Read more

BCCJ members manage risk

June 29, 2018

People, cyber security and natural disasters are the top concerns of firms in Japan, according to BCCJ members at the organisation’s business risks workshop on 14th June.Building on the success of the BCCJ’s first hackathons, in May, the workshop was facilitated by risk management experts, who supported small group discussions and an interactive feedback and ... Read more

Jaguar Land Rover studio opens in Ginza

June 28, 2018

  Above and Beyond - 70 Years of Land Rover  This year marks the 70th anniversary of the production of the first Land Rover. To celebrate the outstanding achievements in engineering and design innovation, the British car manufacturer are opening a special showroom in Ginza, Tokyo from June 30 to September 24. Land Rover are renowned as a company with ... Read more

Standard Chartered Bank support "UK Export Finance Seminar"

June 27, 2018

Event poster from UK Export Finance seminar, held 26 April, 2018 UK Export Finance (“UKEF”) Seminar in Tokyo Standard Chartered Bank supported "UK Export Finance Seminar", jointly sponsored by the British Embassy Tokyo and OCAJI (The Overseas Construction Association of Japan, Inc). The Seminar introduced UKEF’s program to Japanese exporters, aiming at furthering business collaborations between UK ... Read more

Revealed: KI NO BI, 2018 British Business Awards headline sponsor

May 28, 2018

We are delighted to announce that the headline sponsor of the 2018 British Business Awards (BBA) is KINOBI Kyoto Dry Gin. KI NO BI, or Beauty of the Seasons was co-created by David Croll, a long-term member of the BCCJ and previous BBA winner, having lifted the trophy for "Best Entrepreneur" in 2011. A veteran of the British ... Read more

“Dive in” to rugby – Jaguar Land Rover on the Rugby World Cup 2019

May 25, 2018

Unfamiliarity with rugby shouldn’t deter firms from getting involved in the Rugby World Cup (RWC), according to Magnus Hansson, representative director CEO of BCCJ Platinum Member Jaguar Land Rover Japan Limited. Instead, firms need simply to understand the rugby community to develop marketing opportunities for the upcoming global sporting event.Hansson joined Dagmar Nedbal, head of marketing ... Read more

Japan House London to open in June

May 25, 2018

British home of Japanese creativity and innovationEurope’s first Japan House is to open in London on 22nd June, to offer authentic and surprising encounters with Japan.Along with Los Angeles and Sao Paulo, London is one of only three global locations chosen by the Japanese government to celebrate the country’s “multi-faceted culture in a constant state ... Read more

Wrecking Coast Distillery brings Clotted Cream Gin to Japan

April 20, 2018

  Premium Gin “The Wrecking Coast Cornish Clotted Cream Gin” to be exported to Japan and Singapore for the first time The Wrecking Coast Distillery LLP (Craig Penn, Partner, Cornwall, England) and La Ditta Limited (Harry Hakuei Kosato, Managing Director, Tokyo/Singapore) today announce the start of an exclusive, unique marketing and sales representation partnership for taking world’s ... Read more