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Working Group for Revising Regulations and Administrative Procedures

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Overview

In the “Policy Package for Promoting Foreign Direct Investment into Japan to Make Japan a Global Hub” (which was adopted by the Council for Promotion of Foreign Direct Investment in Japan on May 20, 2016), for the purpose of fundamentally simplifying regulations and administrative procedures associated with Foreign Direct Investment in Japan, the government, mainly led by the Council for Promotion of Foreign Direct Investment in Japan, will discuss and draw conclusions within one year. Matters on which conclusions can be reached early on will be addressed ahead of others by deciding on concrete measures by the end of this year and promptly implementing them.
In response, the Working Group for Revising Regulations and Administrative Procedures was established under the Council for Promotion of Foreign Direct Investment in Japan.


The working group discussed some issues which foreign companies pointed out to simplify regulations and administrative procedures related to foreign companies' investments and businesses in Japan and decided concrete solutions for some issues as "Immediate Report".


Information of Meeting


Solicitation of ideas on how regulations and administrative procedures concerning foreign direct investment in Japan can be simplified

We are inviting your ideas on this matter. Your input will contribute to discussions held by the Working Group.


[Purport]
  • The Council for Promotion of Foreign Direct Investment in Japan is examining the Japanese government’s measures to promote foreign direct investment in Japan.
  • In the “Basic Policy on Economic and Fiscal Management and Reform 2016” - Road Map to a 600 Trillion Yen Economy” (June 2, 2016), it has been approved that regulations and administrative procedures will be simplified as follows:
“For the purpose of fundamentally simplifying regulations and administrative procedures associated with Foreign Direct Investment in Japan, the government, mainly led by the Council for Promotion of Foreign Direct Investment in Japan, will discuss and draw conclusions within one year. Matters on which conclusions can be reached early on will be addressed ahead of others by deciding on concrete measures by the end of this year and promptly implementing them.”
  • In response, the Working Group for Revising Regulations and Administrative Procedures was established under the Council for Promotion of Foreign Direct Investment in Japan. Discussion will commence around July 2016, and a wide range of regulations and administrative procedures will be reviewed in one year.
  • We are inviting your ideas on this matter. Your input will contribute to discussions held by the Working Group.


[Notes]
  • Your ideas can be about regulations and administrative procedures at the Japanese national government and/or local government level.
  • Please specify in concrete terms which regulation/procedure is complex and in what way.
  • Please provide your contact information, if possible. Officials of the Cabinet Office may wish to get in touch with you to understand your ideas in further detail. Your contact information will not be disclosed without your consent.
  • All input will not be discussed at the Working Group. Also, we will not contact to all of you.

[Inquiry]

Messrs. Bessho and Irie
Office of Foreign Direct Investment Promotion,
Cabinet Office
TEL: +81-3-6257-1540 (direct)

1-6-1 Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
100-8914


Cabinet Office, Government of JapanOffice of Foreign Direct Investment Promotion CABINET OFFICE
1-6-1 Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8914, Japan.
Tel: +81-3-5253-2111