Doing Buisness with JAPAN - Opportunities for Gozitan Enterprise

Following the agreement in principle reached in July 2017 and the finalisation of the negotiations in December 2017 between the EU and Japan on an Economic Partnership Agreement, the Gozo Business Chamber and the Malta – Japan Chamber of Commerce are organising this information seminar to better equip Gozitan enterprises about the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead of this historical agreement. Successful entrepreneurs that are doing business with Japan will also share their experiences to encourage further internationalization efforts for Gozitan enterprises.


14:30 – 15:00

15:00 - 15:10
Opening Speech
Mr. Joseph G. Grech
President - The Gozo Business Chamber

15:10 - 15:20
The Malta-Japan Chamber of Commerce : Your Bridge to Japan
Mr. Anthony Micallef
President - Malta-Japan Chamber of Commerce

15:20 - 15:30
EU – JAPAN Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) and its Impact on Gozitan Enterprises
Ms. Saeko Tani
Economic Attaché - Embassy of Japan in Rome

15:30 - 16:30
Panel Discussion – Success Stories
• Mr. Joseph Muscat – 4JM Solutions
• Mr. Anthony Micallef – Office Group
• Mr. Carmel Borg – Bank of Valletta
• Mr. Rupert Brooke – Gozo Glass
Q & A

16:30 - 16:40
Closing Address
Dr. Justyne Caruana
Minister for Gozo

16:40 - 17:00
Networking Session & Drinks


  • Date and Time


  • Venue

    Gozo Business Chamber

  • Fee

    Member: €0.00 | Non-member: €0.00

  • Organizer

    The Gozo Business Chamber and MJCC

  • Registration Required



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