iAdvisory Seminar: Doing Business in Japan

Fri, 27 Mar, 2015, 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM (GMT+8)
Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre (Room 300 - 302) 1 Raffles Boulevard Singapore
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Online registration is closed. Those interested to participate in the seminar may still walk in to the venue (Suntec Convention Centre Room 300-302). Registration at the venue is accepted.

Interested in investing and partnering with Japanese companies in the areas of tourism, eldercare and e-Commerce? It is an opportune time for Singapore companies looking to expand into Japan, the world’s third largest economy. Under Premier Shinzo Abe’s economic policies, Japan has recently rebounded from recession to grow an annualised 2.2 per cent in the final quarter of 2014.
Listen to market insights and the climate of key sectors from JETRO, Mizuho and other industry experts at this instalment of the iAdvisory Seminar.
  • Discover the latest market outlooks, prospects, and opportunities in the Japanese economy from JETRO and Mizuho
  • Find out more about the potential of investing and partnering with Japanese companies in the areas of tourism, eldercare, and e-Commerce.
  • Hear companies share their experiences of doing business in Japan
  • Network with like-minded businesses

Who should attend:
CXOs, business owners, and business development managers, especially those in the tourism, eldercare and e-Commerce sectors.

Event details:
Date : 27 March 2015 (Friday)
TIme : 2pm - 5.30pm
Venue : Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Raffles Boulevard, Suntec City (Room 300 - 302)
Fee : Complimentary

Programme (subject to changes)
1.30 pm Registration
2.00 pm Welcome Address
IE Singapore
2.10pm Update on Abenomics and new initiatives
Mr Kazumi Nishikawa, Executive Director of JETRO Singapore, & Special Advisor to the Minister of METI (Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry).
2.30 pm Update of Japanese economy
Mr Vishnu Varathan, Senior Economist & Head, Singapore Treasury Division, Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
2.50 pm Update of Tourism in Japan
Mr Hideki Manabe, Executive, Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO)
3.10 pm Company Sharing (Muslim Tourism in Japan)
Mr Fazal Bahardeen, CEO, CrescentRating & HalalTrip
3.30 pm Tea Break
4.00 pm The Rising Silver Tide in Japan - Eldercare Business Opportunities
Mr Yasutomi Akabori, Group COO, Lacura Group
4.30 pm Company sharing (Eldercare)
Ms Chin Wei Jia, Executive Director, Health Management International Ltd (HMI)
4.50 pm Company sharing (E-Commerce)
Mr Marcelo Wesseler, CEO, SingPost eCommerce Ptd Ltd
5.10 pm Panel discussion/Q&A
5.40 pm End


iAdvisory Seminar: Doing Business in Japan

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