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Latest UpdatesRegional Business Conference in Greater Nagoya region (Aichi, Gifu, Mie Prefectures and Nagoya City)
Dec 06, 2019
From October 23 to 25, JETRO jointly held a Regional Business Conference (RBC) in Aichi, Gifu and Mie Prefectures together with the Greater Nagoya Initiative Center (GNIC)*, which is primarily composed of the governments of the prefectures mentioned as well as Nagoya City, and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. RBCs consist of direct promotion by local heads of government and matching with local companies by inviting business people from overseas. Joined by 19 companies from the US, Israel, Switzerland, Spain, China and Germany—each possessing cutting-edge technologies related to AI and IoT capable of contributing to the advancement of local manufacturing industries and streamlining production—this proved a successful RBC across a broad region.
* The GNIC was established by leading figures from industry, academia and government with the aim of promoting internationalization in Greater Nagoya, the area within a 100 km radius of central Nagoya which includes Aichi, Gifu and Mie Prefectures. It devotes efforts to draw direct investment into the region and create business opportunities.