Spanish Chamber News

The Ambassador hosted the SpCCJ’s Launch Event

The Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Japan (SpCCJ) has received the recognition by both the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry (METI) and the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness (MINECO) and became an official entity on 5 April 2017. To share this great news with Spain-Japan business community, the Ambassador of Spain to Japan, Gonzalo de Benito presented “the new Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Japan” at the Ambassador’s Residence on Thursday 22 June 2017.

The Ambassador emphasized the importance of the chamber for Spain Japan business relations and asked participants for further support for the chamber.  Mr. Mikio Sasaki, Senior Corporate Advisor of Mitsubishi Corporation and also the chairman of  Japan-Spain Joint Business Conference mentioned about the visit of  H.M. King of Spain in April and said the creation of the SpCCJ would facilitate further strengthen business relationship between Japan and Spain.

Mr. Mitsuru Murai, Chairman of Japan Professional Football League, gave a kampai speech and raised a glass for further Spain – Japan collaborations not only in business but also in sports and any other areas.

We would like to express our deepest gratitude to him and his staff for their great support, and to all the participants who made time to share this memorial evening with us.