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Council for Promotion of Foreign Direct Investment in Japan

Members

Members Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy
  Minister of State for Regulatory Reform
  Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications
  Minister for Foreign Affairs
  Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
  Minister in charge of Overcoming Population Decline and Vitalizing Local Economy in Japan
Advisors Motoshige Itoh Professor, the Faculty of International Social Sciences, Gakushuin University
  Hiroyuki Ishige Chairman, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
  Shujiro Urata Professor, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University
  Sadakazu Osaki Head of Research, Center for Strategic Management & Innovation, Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.
  Masayuki Oku Chairman of the Board, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group,Inc.
  Yoshimitsu Kobayashi Member of the Board, Chairperson, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
  Charles D. Lake II Chairman and Representative, American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus
  Fumiko Hayashi Mayor of the City of Yokohama
  Venkataraman Sriram Senior Vice President, Head of Japan Business, Infosys Limited
  Tamio Mori President, Japan Association of City Mayors
  Keiji Yamada President, National Governors’ Association
  Richard Collasse President & Representative Director, CHANEL K.K. Japan

Meeting

Date Agenda
May 20th, 2016
  •  "Policy Package for Promoting Foreign Direct Investment into Japan to Make Japan a Global Hub"
  •  Working Group for Revising Regulations and Administrative Procedures
Meeting materials (only Japanese)
April 1st, 2016
  •  Current Status of Foreign Direct Investment into Japan and Further addresses to promote FDI
Meeting materials (only Japanese)
March 17th, 2015
  •  "Five Promises for Attracting Foreign Businesses to Japan"
Meeting materials (only Japanese)
April 25th, 2014
  •  Further addresses to promote Foreign Direct Investment
Meeting materials (only Japanese)

Task Force for Promotion of Foreign Direct Investment in Japan

The Task Force for Promotion of Foreign Direct Investment which members are relative State Ministers is held with the purpose of managing the Investment Advisor Assignment System through which State Ministers etc. will act as advisors to companies that have made important investments in Japan in order to prepare an environment in which these companies can easily consult with the Japanese government, supporting the Council for Promotion of Foreign Direct Investment in Japan, and coordinating relative ministries and agencies.

Members

State Minister of Cabinet Office (Economic and Fiscal Policy)
State Minister of Cabinet Office (Regulatory Reform)
State Minister of Cabinet Office (the Promotion of Overcoming Population Decline and Vitalizing Local Economy in Japan)
State Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications
State Minister for Foreign Affairs
State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
State Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare
State Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
State Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism

Meeting

Date Agenda
January 7th, 2016
  •  Implementation of Investment Advisor Assignment System
Meeting materials (only Japanese)
June 5th, 2014
  •  Further addresses to promote Foreign Direct Investment
Meeting materials (only Japanese)

Working Group for Revising Regulations and Administrative Procedures

In order to promote foreign direct investment in Japan, the Working Group for Revising Regulations and Administrative Procedures had been held with the purpose of fundamentally simplifying regulations and administrative procedures associated with foreign direct investment in Japan and coordinating relative ministries and agencies.

Members

Chair Shujiro Urata Professor, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University
Deputy Chair Sadakazu Osaki Head of Research, Center for Strategic Management & Innovation, Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.
  Tetsuya Iida Certified Administrative Procedures Legal Specialist, In Control Legal Support Services
  Yuichiro Imatomi Exective Director of Growth Strategy Promotion Department, Economic Affairs Bureau, City of Yokohama
  Cristine Edman CEO, H & M Hennes & Mauritz Japan K.K.
  Tomohiro Takashima Director-General, Invest Japan Department, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
  Kai Hielscher Executive Officer, Deloitte Tohmatsu Tax Co.
  Kenneth J. Lebrun Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP

Meeting

Date Agenda
April 24th, 2017
  •  "Compilation report for revising regulations and administrative procedures relating to FDI"
Meeting materials (only Japanese)
December 22th, 2016
  •  "Immediate report for revising regulations and administrative procedures relating to FDI"
Meeting materials (only Japanese)
November 17th, 2016
  •  Regulations and procedures relative to import, etc.
  •  One stop procedure
Meeting materials (only Japanese)
October 6th, 2016
  •  Information in foreign languages about regulations and administrative procedures
  •  Status of Residence
  •  Construction Business License
Meeting materials (only Japanese)
August 17th, 2016
  •  Steps to be taken the working group
  •  Procedures relative to register new company
Meeting material 3 (PDF:184KB)open a new window
Other meeting materials (only Japanese)
Cabinet Office, Government of JapanOffice of Foreign Direct Investment Promosion CIABINET OFFICE
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