BACKGROUND ON THE USJBC
The U.S.-Japan Business Council (USJBC) is a Washington, D.C.-based business association whose mission is to support U.S. business interests in Japan and promote stronger economic ties between the United States and Japan. USJBC member companies collectively account for a substantial share of overall U.S. economic activity with Japan, and place high priorities on doing business in Japan and helping forge the most cooperative and mutually beneficial economic relationship possible between the two countries.
USJBC Celebrates 50th Anniversary
November 14-15, 2013
June 26 - The U.S. – Japan Business Council (USJBC) released Pacific Partners Japan's Economic Importance to the U.S. The report provides an assessment of Japan’s importance to the U.S. economy and measures the economic contribution of Japanese firms in the U.S. This snapshot provides clear and compelling evidence of the significant contribution Japanese companies make to the U.S. economy.
May 16 – U.S.-Japan Business Council released Japan's Entry Into TPP: Historic Opportunity To Strengthen U.S.-Japan Relations and Regional Cooperation.
April 12 – U.S.-Japan Business Council Welcomes Successful Conclusion of U.S.-Japan Consultations on Japan’s Entry into TPP Negotiations; USJBC Chairman Charles Lake Calls this an ‘Historic Opportunity’.
Mar 15 – U.S.-Japan Business Council Welcomes Japan's Decision to Formally Seek Entry into TPP Negotiations; Urges Successful Conclusion of U.S.-Japan Pre-Consultations
USJBC Chairman Lake Calls Japan's Participation a 'Game Changer' for TPP