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Roundtable Discussion with Regional Representatives from St. Louis and Southwestern Illinois

On June 13, Keidanren USA hosted a delegation of economic, academic and local government leaders from the St. Louis and Southwestern Illinois region for roundtable discussion.
The delegation members gave an introduction of the region and its economic development efforts which provide our member companies a great opportunity to better understand how U.S. regional organizations approach the issue of foreign investment and Japanese investment in particular.

Roundtable Discussion with Mr. Bryan Riley of The National Taxpayers Union (NTU)

On May 21, Keidanren USA hosted Mr. Bryan Riley, Director of the Free Trade Initiative at the National Taxpayers Union (NTU).  Mr. Riley discussed the politics surrounding President Trump’s trade policies, how Congress is responding to his tariffs, how the tariffs impact U.S. consumers, and how trade policy may affect the upcoming U.S. presidential election.

Lunch gathering with new leaders of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan

On May 2, Keidanren hosted members of the House of Representatives of Japan, Messrs. Shinjiro KOIZUMI, Tatsuo FUKUDA, Keitaro OHNO and Hideki MURAI.
They met representatives of both Japanese Companies and Medias based in Washington D.C. area and exchanged views on various issues.

Roundtable Discussion with Mr. Atsushi Ijuin of Japan Center for Economic Research (JCER)

On April 26, Keidanren USA hosted Mr. Atsushi Ijuin (Lead Economist, Japan Center for Economic Research (JCER)) for Roundtable Discussion. Mr. Ijuin briefed us on Latest Korean Peninsula Situation, followed by a discussion with member companies.