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2010.04.19-20 EU Japan Business Roundtable (BRT) Photos by T. Aizawa (C) EU, 2010 Click for larger images 1 BRT cocktail 2 BRT cocktail 3 Mr. Tadashi OKAMURA, Advisor to the Board, Toshiba Corporation/ Co-Chairman of the Round Table 4 Mr. Denis DUVERNE, Member of the Management Board - Strategy, Finance & Operations, AXA 5 Mr. Masayuki NAOSHIMA, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry 6 Mr. Hugh RICHARDSON, Ambassador and Head of Delegation of the EU to Japan 7 Mr Matsushita of Panasonic, Dr Chubachi, Vice-chairman of Sony, with European participants 8 Participants from Sony, Panasonic, Sumitomo and others 9 Mr Toyama of Sony, Mr Thornley of Rolls-Royce 10 Mr Zaimis (left), […]
2010.03.18 IPR Intellectual Property Rights Mission A mission from the European Commission's Directorate-General for Trade (DG Trade) is in Tokyo to cover issues related with intellectual property rights (IPR). Together with Delegation officials Dr Ewa SYNOWIEC and Mr Pedro VELASCO MARTINS of DG Trade are meeting with private companies and Japanese government institutions including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) Photos by N Kawaguchi, Copyright European Union, 2010 Click for larger images 1 2 Dr Ewa SYNOWIEC 3 Deputy Director General Yasuo Tanabe, MOFA 4 Mr Nikos ZAIMIS, Head of the Trade Section, Delegation of the EU to Japan 5 6 7 Mr Pedro VELASCO MARTINS 8 9 […]
An agreement has been reached on the protection of species in danger of extinction: the red tuna, the elephant and the polar bearWednesday, March 10th, 2010
An agreement has been reached on the protection of species in danger of extinction: the red tuna, the elephant and the polar bear EU News 60/2010 2010/03/10 The Presidency of the European Union on Wednesday secured an agreement aimed at establishing the EU's position in the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), which will take place at the 15th Conference of the Parties in Doha (Qatar), on 13 to 25 March. The agreement was reached by EU ambassadors on the Permanent Representatives Committee and will require formal confirmation by the Council of Ministers in the next few days. Its purpose is to […]
2010.02.05 METI, HIGH-LEVEL TRADE DIALOGUE Meeting of DG Trade Director General Mr David O'Sullivan with METI Vice-Minister for International Affairs Mr. Hiroyuki Ishige. Part of the EU - Japan High Level Trade Dialogue. Photos by N Kawaguchi, Copyright European Union, 2010 Click for larger images 1 2 3 Vice-Minister ISHIGE 4 Mr ZAIMIS, Ms KONIG, Mr O'SULLIVAN, Mr HUBER (Deputy Head of Delegation, Tokyo) 5 6 7 Director General O'SULLIVAN and Vice-Minister ISHIGE
2010.02.02 Working Breakfast with Keidanren Companies Photos by N Kawaguchi, Copyright European Union, 2010 Click for larger view 1 At the Imperial Hotel 2 Ms. Asako SHIMOSAKA International Affairs Bureau Nippon Keidanren 3 Mr Laurent BARDON, Counsellor, Trade Section, Delegation of the EU 4 Mr KINBARA, Ms KONIG, Mr ICHINOSE 5 Mr. Kazuyuki KINBARA Director, International Affairs Bureau of Nippon Keidanren 6 Mr. Susumu TOYOSHIMA Vice President, Corporate Planning, ANA & Mr. Nikos ZAIMIS, Head ot Trade Section, Delegation of the EU 7 (Speaking) Mr. Masao TOYAMA Deputy General Manager for International Public Affairs, External Relations Department, Sony 8 Ms Helena KONIG Head of Unit for Trade Relations with the […]
EU to launch FTA negotiations with individual ASEAN countries, beginning with Singapore EU News 341/2009 IP/09/1991 Brussels, 22 December 2009 EU Member States today gave the green light for the Commission to pursue negotiations towards free trade agreements (FTAs) with individual countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). As a first step, the Commission intends to begin negotiations with Singapore early in 2010. With around € 55 billion of bilateral trade, Singapore is the EU´s most important trading partner among the ASEAN countries. However, the door remains open for other ASEAN countries willing to negotiate a comprehensive FTA with the EU. EU Trade Commissioner Benita Ferrero-Waldner […]
2009.12.18 Meeting between EU & Swedish Ambassadors with METI Minister at the occasion of the forthcoming meeting of the Regulatory Reform Dialogue. Photos by T. Hanai, Copyright European Union, 2009 Click for larger image 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
2009.11.24 Keidanren Meeting of DG Relex Director Alan Seatter with Keidanren Photos by N Kawaguchi, Copyright European Communities, 2009 Click for larger view 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
2009.09.16 Gateway Healthcare Reception for the EU Gateway Healthcare Mission Photo by Ayako GOTO, Copyright European Communities, 2009 Click for a larger image 1 Nikos Zaimis, Head of Trade, Delegation 2 In the center, Mr. Tossounis of the Greek Embassy, Ms. Dorikou of the Greek Tourist Office, and Ms. H Retsinis-Stalsbo of the Delegation 3 J.F. Billet & Y. Tomono, Delegation 4 Japanese & European participants 5 Participants 6 V.J. Luna, Delegation & A. Campa, Spanish Embassy 7 Participants 8 Participants 9 10 European & Japanese participants
China: EU calls for less barriers, more IPR protection to boost investment EU News 235/2009 IP/09/1285 Xiamen, 8 September 2009 EU Trade Commissioner Catherine Ashton has today called for greater efforts on both sides to boost EU-China investment. At the China International Fair for Investment and Trade in Xiamen, Fujian Province, Commissioner Ashton addressed an audience of Chinese and international government and business delegates. She warned that in order to stop a downward trend in bilateral investment and fuel economic recovery, the EU and China needed to work more closely to remove barriers and give their companies much needed confidence. Commissioner Ashton said: “With global competition for the best investment […]
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