Japan Machinery Center for Trade and Investment

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

375,000€

Financial year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2018

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

3 Fte (4)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

3

High-level Commission meetings

12

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Japan Machinery Center for Trade and Investment   (JMCTI)

    EU Transparency Register

    539264617342-19 First registered on 13 May 2015

    Goals / Remit

    •To make international rules through WTO, WCO(World Custom Organization) and promote liberalization of trade and investment by concluding bilateral FTA with trade partner countries.

    •To solve the problems in the international trade and investment, environmental protections, production safety rules and so on by submitting comments, talking with partner country industries and governments and/or taking cooperative action with the Japanese government.

    •To collect and analyze information regarding trends in overseas markets, commerce and investment problems, trade-related environmental problems, standards and certifications in product safety, trends in export controls, international competitiveness measures and provide information for its member companies through various measures like Study Reports, homepage and seminars.

    •To realize inter-industry cooperation, promote information sharing and deepen mutual understanding among foreign companies, industry groups and governments.

    •To improve common benefits of member companies, construct databases of trade statistics and arrange special trade insurance for political and commercial risks and hold seminars (including consultation services regarding export control regulations, trade insurance, environmental regulations, product safety standard and certification, product liability(PL), supply chain securities provided by dispatched expertise) and study sessions.

    Main EU files targeted

    EU-Japan Cooperation: Trade (a "Free Trade Agreement" between Japan and the EU which will be signed in 2018), Energy (renewable, ETS), Climate Change (green house gazes reduction), Environment (sustainable development) and Digital agenda.

    Address

    Head Office
    Kikai Shinkou Kaikan 4F 3-5-8, Shiba Koen, Minato-ku
    Tokyo 105-0011
    JAPAN
    EU Office
    Rue de la Loi 82
    Brussels 1040
    BELGIUM
  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    4

    Employment timeLobbyists
    75%4

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    3

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    3 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 01 Dec 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Masaaki TAKEDA 02 Aug 2019 31 Jul 2020
    Mr Hiroo INOUE 12 Dec 2018 11 Dec 2019
    Mr Masaaki TAKEDA 23 May 2018 31 May 2019
    Mr Hiroo INOUE 02 Dec 2017 01 Dec 2018
    Mr Hiroo INOUE 20 Jul 2017 13 Jul 2018
    Mr Tetsuro Fukunaga 05 May 2017 11 Apr 2018
    Mr Hideaki Asada 25 Apr 2017 11 Apr 2018
    Mr Kenji Mikami 25 Apr 2017 11 Apr 2018
    Mr Tetsuro Fukunaga 25 May 2016 24 May 2017
    Mr Hideaki Asada 25 May 2016 24 May 2017
    Mr Kenji Mikami 25 May 2016 24 May 2017
    Mr Hideaki Asada 23 May 2015 21 May 2016
    Mr Kenji Mikami 23 May 2015 21 May 2016
    Mr Tetsuro Fukunaga 20 May 2015 18 May 2016

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Mr Hiroo INOUE (Executive Director)

    Person with legal responsibility

    Mr Hiroo INOUE (Executive Director)

  • Categories

    Category

    III - Non-governmental organisations

    Subcategory

    Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    www.jmcti.or.jp

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Closed financial year

    Apr 2017 - Mar 2018

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    375,000€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    None

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    12 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 18 Jan 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Investment Plan for Europe
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Florentine Hopmeier (Cabinet member)
    • Date 26 Jan 2017 Location Bruxelles
      Subject exchange of views
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Alessandro Carano (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Dec 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject EU-Japan relationship on Data Trade
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      Commission
      • Kevin O'Connell (Cabinet member)
    • Date 24 Jun 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject EU-Japan economic relations
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Edward Bannerman (Cabinet member)
    • Date 03 May 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Competition enforcement in Digital Markets
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Competition
      Commission
      • Linsey Mccallum (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Feb 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Meeting ahead of the Commissioner's visit to Japan
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Commission
      • Kaius Kristian Hedberg (Cabinet member)
    • Date 25 Jan 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject EU-Japan FTA
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Leon Delvaux (Cabinet member)
    • Date 16 Dec 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital policy in Japan and possibility of EU-Japan collaboration
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Juhan Lepassaar (Cabinet member)
      • Hanna Hinrikus (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Jul 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Anti-dumping proceeding with regard to imports of (GOES)
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Nele Eichhorn (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 24 Jun 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Anti-dumping proceeding with regard to imports of (GOES)
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Nele Eichhorn (Cabinet member)
      • Maria Asenius (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 May 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Investment plan and EU-Japan Summit
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Edward Bannerman (Cabinet member)
      • Miguel Gil Tertre (Cabinet member)
    • Date 29 Apr 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject DSM
      Commission
      • Markus Schulte (Cabinet member)
      • Eric Mamer (Cabinet member)
      • Michael Hager (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
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