Embassy of Japan: Economic Section Activities In 2016

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Partnership Between Mellon Serbia And NECPartnership Between Mellon Serbia And NEC


The strategic partnership between Mellon Serbia and NEC was further confirmed on 15th November, when the companies jointly organised a business networking cocktail reception on the premises of the Embassy of Japan for members of the Japanese Business Club. In the presence of more than 40 guests, Mellon Serbia once again confirmed its dedication to cooperating with Japan’s NEC.


Astellas: “What Inspires You To Donate?”Astellas: “What Inspires You To Donate?”


Japanese pharmaceutical company Astellas organised an event to launch its campaign “What inspires you to donate?”, which is focused on raising awareness regarding organ donation and the benefits of transplantation in Serbia. The ceremony was attended by leading experts in transplantation, media representatives and guests of the Embassy.


Promotion of Nipro DMed


Japanese company Nipro and its Serbian partner, Nirpo DMed, organised promotion of the Surdial-X dialysis machine, which was presented for the first time to numerous nephrologists from various health institutions, including the Military Medical Academy, clinical centres of Serbia and general hospitals in several Serbian cities.


Infiniti Q30 Promotion


Grand Motors, the local partner of Japanese luxury car brand Infiniti, organised the promotion of its latest Q30 model at the Embassy of Japan on 30th October. This was the first time that the Embassy had ever hosted such an event, which took place in the evening hours and was attended by numerous participants, guests and media representatives.


Canon Business event


Japanese company CANON organised its Digital optimisation solution for CFOs event at the Embassy of Japan on 27th October. The event, which was aimed at promoting CANON’s digitisation services, brought together around 20 CFOs of renowned Serbian companies.


Business Lunch at The Japanese Ambassadorial Residence


The traditional annual Business Lunch intended to bring together members of the Japanese business community in Serbia was organised at the Japanese Ambassadorial Residence in Belgrade on 18th October and hosted by H.E. Ambassador Juichi Takahara.

In the presence of more than 50 guests, including representatives of Japanese companies, institutions in Serbia and Serbian government bodies, such as the Development Agency of Serbia, views were exchanged regarding the business climate in the country over the past year and discussions addressed the future activities of the Japanese Business Club.


Ambassador Visits JTI Factory In Senta With PM Vučić


Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Serbia, H.E. Juichi Takahara, together with Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić and JTI President and CEO Tomas McCoy, visited the JTI tobacco factory in Senta on 6th October. The visit was organised as part of celebrations marking the 10th anniversary of the opening of JTI’s factory in this city in northwest Vojvodina.


Canon Hosts GRAFIMA Fair


Masahiro Suga, Minister at the Embassy of Japan to the Republic of Serbia, attended the official opening ceremony of the 38th GRAFIMA Fair at the Belgrade Fairgrounds. GRAFIMA is the graphics industry fair that has been organised continuously since 1979 and which represents the most important regional event in this field, gathering together international companies active in the paper, graphics and creative industries.

This year’s GRAFIMA was officially hosted by Japanese company CANON, which is a leader in the graphics industry globally and has had an active presence in Serbia for over 10 years.


DIFOL: Presentation of The Latest ROLAND Printing Machine


Serbian company DIFOL, in cooperation with the Embassy of Japan, organised a presentation of the latest printing machine produced by Japanese company ROLAND: the LEF – 300.

The presentation, organised in the Ceremonial Hall of the Embassy of Japan in Belgrade, was attended by Japanese Embassy First Secretary Yoshifumi Kanno, ROLAND company representative Yoshihiro Tate, DIFOL owner Dragan Popović and numerous guests and partners of DIFOL.


Mellon Serbia And NEC: Strategic Partnership


Japanese Embassy First Secretary Yoshifumi Kanno attended an official 31st March ceremony at Belgrade’s Metropol Palace Hotel announcing the establishment of a strategic partnership between Mellon Serbia and Japanese company NEC.


Ambassador Takahara and PM Vucic visit Panasonic


H.E. Japanese Ambassador to Serbia Juichi Takahara visited company Panasonic Lightning Devices Serbia on 16th March. The Ambassador was joined on his tour of the company’s premises by Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić, Panasonic Corporation director Shuusaku Nagae and Panasonic’s senior European management.


Embassy of Japan and Takeda Organise Seminar


Company Takeda and the Embassy of Japan jointly organised a 1st March seminar, entitled: “Presentation of modern treatment methods in orthopaedics”, in the Ceremonial Hall of the Embassy of Japan in Belgrade. The seminar was attended by doctors from the most eminent Belgrade health institutions: the Military Medical Academy, the Orthopaedics Institute Banjica, the Clinical Centre of Serbia and the Bežanijska kosa Clinical Hospital.


Technical Cooperation Agreement Signed Between Toshiba and Post Serbia


Japanese Ambassador Juichi Takahara visited the logistical centre of Public Enterprise “Post Serbia”, the Serbian postal service, on the occasion of the 29th January signing of a memorandum on technical cooperation between Japanese company Toshiba and Post Serbia.