UK Japan Free Trade Virtual Summit – 20 January 2021

The ITFA Board is pleased to inform you about the UK-Japan Free Trade Summit, a one-day virtual event, which will take placeon the 20th of January 2021.

We are delighted to inform you that ITFA has secured 2 passes, each with a 50% discount for ITFA members to attend this event. As is customary, the discounted passes will be available to ITFA members only on a first come first serve basis. In addition, any other registrations made by ITFA members will be at a 15% discount. In order to register for the discounted passes and benefit from the ITFA discounts please send an email to [email protected]Please keep in mind that these offers are not available in conjunction with each other and are eligible for new registrations only. Moreover, each member institution is, at most, entitled to one pass at 50% discount.

In September, the UK secured a free trade agreement with Japan, which is the UK’s first major trade deal as an independent trading nation and will increase trade with Japan by an estimated £15.2 billion. The UK and Japan have a long-shared history as free trading nations and this deal has given both countries an opportunity to deepen the partnership in a number of industry sectors including finance, digital trade, technology, manufacturing, food and drink.

Opened by The Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss MP, Secretary of State for International Trade, President of the Board of Trade and chaired by Sir David Wright GCMG LVO, Chair, TheCityUK Japan Market Advisory Group; Global Advisor, SMFJ andFormer UK Ambassador to Japan, this high-profile conference will provide delegates with an in-depth understanding of the agreement’s key benefits as well as an analysis of the business opportunities in the key industry sectors, both in terms of export potential and direct investment.

Other confirmed speakers include:

Key topics include:

The interactive virtual format of this event will offer British and Japanese companies the opportunity to have a diverse and well-informed dialogue with senior officials from government agencies and industry leaders in both countries, as well as to network effectively using the latest technology platform.
 
As always, we do hope that our members make the most of the additional benefits that ITFA is bringing to them through such collaborations.

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