Top-Level Japanese Business Delegation Set for Bulgarian Visit

Business | July 22, 2010, Thursday // 19:31

The Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) is welcoming a delegation of Nippon Keidanren, the Japan Business Federation.

On Friday, July 23, 2010, the BCCI is going to host a meeting of the 33-member Japanese delegation with representatives of Bulgarian business and employers’ organizations.

The high-ranking Japanese business delegation includes the two Co-Chairmen of the Keidanren Committee on Europe - Yokoyama Shinichi, who is also Chairman of the Sumitomo Life Insurance company, and Kobayashi Yoshimitsu, who is also the Chairman of the Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings corporation.

The visit of the Nippon Keidanren business delegation to Bulgaria is combined with visits to Romania and Slovakia, whose aim is to explore the possibilities for intensifying the commerical relations between Japan and the newest EU member states.

The membership of the Japan Business Federation Nippon Keidanren includes 1,295 companies, 129 industrial associations, and 47 regional economic organizations.

During their meeting with the Japanese investors, the Bulgarian business organizations are going to present the economic situation in the country and what they see as the potential mutually beneficial opportunities for joint projects.

The program of the Japanese business delegation in Sofia also includes meetings with the Bulgarian Prime Minister, and the ministers of economy, energy and tourism, and of environment.

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