We aim to promote business opportunities and strengthen trade and economic ties between New Zealand and Japan for the benefit of our members, as well as the broader business community.
Together with the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce, MFAT, NZTE, the North Asia CAPE, MFAT, the Japan External Trade Organisation, NZ Customs and ExportNZ we have brought together a line up of engaging speakers for a seminar focused on the trade and investment opportunities to grow business linkages with Japan.
Preparations are well advanced for this year’s Annual Joint Conference, to be held in Kashiwa, Japan, on 18-19 September. Key topics will include: Economic Overview and implications of CPTTP, RCEP and other international developments; Infrastructure & Investment; Renewable Energy; Functional Foods; New Technology, including artificial intelligence; and Sustainable Tourism. A key focus will be on our respective expertise in these areas, and the opportunities for greater collaboration and investment.
At this month’s business networking function, senior New Zealand representatives from Aon New Zealand provided a very informative overview of risk management and the insurance sector, primarily focused on Japan and New Zealand experiences.
Exciting news for anyone interested in the potential-filled markets of North Asia, Southeast Asia and Latin America!
Ian Kennedy., JNZBC Chair and a former ambassador to Japan, says New Zealand has the potential to build an even closer relationship with the country as it welcomes a new emperor and new era.