Growing out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Series, the Business & Public Policy Programs delve into the major economic, trade, and international issues facing the US-Japan relationship. All programs feature a keynote speaker and opportunities for networking. Programs are held quarterly.

Inaugural US-Japan Business & Public Policy Meetup: Tuesday, February 12

The Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia’s first Philadelphia-Japan Business meetup took place at KPMG‘s Philadelphia offices on Tuesday, February 12. After networking over light refreshments, Koji Abe, Deputy Chief of Mission, Consulate General of Japan in New York presented on the special relationship between the US and Japan, covering recent economic issues such as trade, TPP, and the FTA as well as the status of the US-Japan Security arrangement.

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Former speakers

Ambassador Shin’ichi Nishimiya
Shuhei Aoki, Manager for the Americas, Bank of Japan
Kiichiro Sato, President, JETRO New York
Seiei Ono, President and CEO, Mitsubishi Corporation Americas
Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky, former U.S. trade representative and negotiator with both Japan and China

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