Japan Business Federation

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Japan Business Federation

A trade association for Japanese businesses. It lobbies the government for favorable legislation and is considered one of the most politically conservative of Japanese business groups. It was established in its current form in 2002.
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Adding that resolving electricity shortages is also another big task the utility has to fulfill soon, Shimizu said he intends to resign as vice chairman of Japan's most influential business lobby known as Nippon Keidanren and as chairman of the Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan to focus on containing the nuclear crisis.
TOKYO - Japan's largest business lobby, Nippon Keidanren, on Thursday started studying how to address anticipated power shortages this summer in the wake of the March 11 mega earthquake and nuclear emergency.
t the Government's request, the Japan Business Federation, known as Nippon Keidanren, will consider plans to save power by industries at its first special committee meeting on quake disaster reconstruction to be held on Thursday.
Nakayama also asked that manufacturers consider shifting production to areas outside the quake-hit Tohoku and Kanto regions and won cooperation from Japan's most influential business lobby, known as Nippon Keidanren.
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, who is in Japan on a four-day visit (January 22-26, 2011) heading a sizable Bulgarian government and business delegation, met Monday with Hiromasa Yonekura, Chair of Nippon Keidanren, the Japan Business Federation, and CEO of the Sumitomo Chemical company.
Nippon Keidanren, the most powerful business lobby in the country, has backed the industry ministry in pressing for a 5 percentage point cut.
The Forum is jointly established by the initiatives of the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry and Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the League of Arab States in cooperation with Japan Cooperation Center for the Middle East and Nippon Keidanren (Japan Business Federation) for strengthening mutual economic relations between Japan and Arab countries through cooperation in a wide range of fields such as trade, investment, energy, technology and human resources development.
The Democrat s policies could backfire by depressing the economy and making firms less competitive globally, said Mitsuo Ohashi, head of the committee on political affairs at Nippon Keidanren, the country s most powerful business lobby.
Our assessment is that it was a positive meeting, but we still need more action to make sure the proposals are carried through effectively," said Takashi Inoue, group manager of the Tax and Accounting Affairs of Nippon Keidanren, the Japanese Business Federation.
Fujio Mitarai, the head of Japan's most powerful business lobby Nippon Keidanren, told Australian business leaders Monday that Australia should pay special consideration to farm trade liberalization in any free trade agreement talks between the two countries, officials traveling with him said.
Fujio Mitarai, chairman of the Japan Business Federation, or Nippon Keidanren, on Thursday told Chief Cabinet Secretary Shinzo Abe that China earnestly hopes to cooperate with Japan in the fields of environmental protection and energy conservation, and that the Japanese business community also hopes for such cooperation, government officials said.
According to a forecast by a Japanese business organization, Nippon Keidanren, the domestic market for nanotechnology could hit [yen] 2.

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