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EU-JAPAN BUSINESS ROUND TABLE SUBMITS ITS 2016 RECOMMENDATIONS

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Tokyo, 21 April – BRT co-Chairmen Kazuo Tsukuda (Senior Executive Adviser, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.) and Fabrice Brégier (President and CEO, Airbus S.A.S.) submitted the Round Table’s 2016 Recommendations to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska who received them on behalf of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

Created in 1999, the BRT reviews factors affecting all aspects of EU-Japan business relations. Its members are senior executives from around 50 leading European and Japanese companies.

This year, the BRT addressed how the EU and Japan are ‘taking strides towards a common sustainable future’ and focused on the ongoing free trade agreement negotiations and regulatory cooperation, circular economy, and improving the investment environment in the EU and Japan. During the meeting, it was announced that Eric Schulz, President – Civil Aerospace, Rolls-Royce plc will succeed Mr Brégier as the BRT’s EU-side Chairman.

 

For more information please visit:  http://www.eu-japan-brt.eu/annual-meeting-2016

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