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Business Environment and Growth Opportunities in Japan

Friday, November 4, 2016 08:00 - 10:00
  • Handelskammer beider Basel (HKBB)
    St. Jakobs-Strasse 25
    4052 Basel
  • Mr. Thorsten Hohmann Head of Export Division, Chamber of commerce Basel
  • Mr. Masashi Nakazono Director General, JETRO Geneva
  • Mr. Charles Ochsner Attorney at law, CHPM, Tokyo
  • Dr. Othmar Pfannes CEO, Genedata
  • Mr. Stefan Barny Senior Consultant, Japan, S-GE
  • Ms. Momoko Sugiyama Director, JETRO GENEVA
  • JETRO Switzerland
  • Switzerland Global Enterprise

JETRO, in collaboration with the Chamber of commerce of Basel, cordially invites you to its Invest Japan Seminar.

Japan as an investment destination is a huge, very attractive and sophisticated market, and its business tights with Switzerland have always been very strong.

This event will serve as an introduction to the Japanese market and provide you with up to date information on governmental efforts to attract Swiss companies. In addition it will give a unique chance to talk with real experts of Japan able to give you the right keys to enter and grow on the Japanese market and in Asia. Don’t miss out this great opportunity that will end with a networking session with Japanese specialties.

  • 08:00 Opening remarks: Mr. Thorsten Hohmann, Head of Export Division, Chamber of commerce Basel
  • 08:05 Why Japan? Mr. Masashi Nakazono, Director General, JETRO Geneva
  • 08:20 A few key points on establishing and running an operation in Japan: Mr. Charles Ochsner, Attorney at law, CHPM, Tokyo
  • 08:50 Experiences of a Swiss Bioinformatics company in Japan: Dr. Othmar Pfannes, CEO, Genedata
  • 09:20 Export in Japan: key sectors: Mr. Stefan Barny, Senior Consultant, Japan, S-GE
  • 09:35 JETRO Services: Ms. Momoko Sugiyama, Director, JETRO GENEVA
  • 10:00 End of event/Networking with Japanese Specialties