Keidanren’s New Office Opens in DC

Dear Friends, Amidst these exciting times of the TPP agreement, Keidanren (the Japan Business Federation), an influential economic organization that fosters U.S.-Japanese business cooperation, reopened its office in D.C. During the 2009 financial crisis they had unfortunately been forced to close their D.C. branch. An opening ceremony and reception commemorating Keidanren’s return to DC was (…)

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Japan’s major business lobby reopens U.S office to boost ties

WASHINGTON (Kyodo) — The U.S. office of Japan’s most influential business lobby reopened Wednesday after a hiatus of more than six years, and its head pledged to work to prove that the move will help strengthen bilateral economic relations. “There is a growing, renewed interest in Japan” thanks to the country’s economic recovery and a (…)

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Keidanren to reopen D.C. office

By Kunihiko Yasue / Yomiuri Shimbun Correspondent WASHINGTON — The Japan Business Federation (Keidanren) plans to reopen its office in Washington on Nov. 4, about 6½ years after it withdrew from the U.S. capital in 2009. With China and South Korea stepping up public relations activities on economic matters in the United States, Keidanren aims (…)

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Welcome to the new website of Keidanren USA, the Japan Business Federation.

This month marks the reopening of our U.S. office in Washington DC, and we intend to engage in a broad spectrum of activities to raise the presence level of Keidanren member companies within the Washington DC policymaking community, and the United States more broadly. Keidanren Chairman Sakakibara has consistently emphasized the importance of the United (…)

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