Source: ACCJ Journal
As president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ), I am proud of the remarkable and important work being done by the ACCJ on behalf of its members throughout Japan on a broad range of issues and topics.
In just the past few weeks, the chamber has been involved in various high-level talks and briefings. These include:
The breadth of ACCJ activity, and the engaging ways in which members and committees participate on a daily basis, is quite impressive. I strongly encourage our members to get involved and stay up to date through the chamber’s social media efforts on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
US–JAPAN TRADE AGREEMENTS
I am particularly encouraged by the bilateral agreement on digital trade, which will help ensure even greater success for innovative US companies in the Japanese market. Ensuring a forward-focused framework for the digital economy has been a priority of the ACCJ, and we have held long-standing positions on critical components of the agreement, such as data flows, privacy, and localization.
In our efforts to continue to be a voice for members, the ACCJ was pleased to co-host with Keidanren—the Japanese Business Federation—the 10th Annual Internet Economy Dialogue, a forum for private-sector input into US and Japanese government discussions on this …continue reading