Chairman's Messages



Chairman's Message
Message from the Chairman
Chairman's Comment
September 16, 2020 Chairman Kobayashi’s Comments on Inauguration of Suga Cabinet
September 11, 2020 Chairman Kobayashi’s Comments on Agreement in Principle on Japan-UK Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
August 28, 2020 Chairman Kobayashi’s Comments on the Announcement of Prime Minister Abe’s Resignation
May 25, 2020 Chairman Nakamura’s Comments on the Lifting of the State of Emergency Declaration for the Coronavirus Pandemic in All Prefectures
May 14, 2020 Chairman Nakamura’s Comments on Partial Lifting of the State of Emergency Declaration for the Coronavirus Pandemic
May 4, 2020 Chairman Nakamura’s Comments on Extension of the State of Emergency Declaration for the Coronavirus Pandemic
April 17, 2020 Chairman Nakamura’s Comments on Expansion in Scope of the State of Emergency Declaration for the Coronavirus Pandemic
April 7, 2020 Chairman Nakamura’s Comments on the State of Emergency Declaration for the Coronavirus Pandemic and the Emergency Economic Package
March 26, 2020 Chairman Nakamura’s Comments on Postponement of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games and Measures to Tackle the Coronavirus Pandemic
January 16, 2020 Chairman Nakamura’s Comments on the Signing of a Phase One US-China Trade Deal
January 10, 2020 Chairman Nakamura’s Comments on Passing of Brexit Bill by UK House of Commons
December 4, 2019 Chairman Nakamura’s Comments on the Diet approval of the Japan-US Trade Agreement’s Effectuation Date
September 26, 2019 Chairman Nakamura’s Comments on the US-Japan Trade Agreement
September 11, 2019 Chairman Nakamura’s Comments on the Cabinet Reshuffle
June 29, 2019 Chairman Nakamura’s Comments on the G20 summit in Osaka
May 16, 2019 Chairman Nakamura’s Comments on the decision on the effective date for the China-Japan Social Security Agreement
May 1, 2019 Chairman Nakamura’s Comments as the new era of Reiwa begins in Japan
Oct. 31, 2018 Chairman Nakamura’s Comments on the TPP-11 Going into Effect
July 17, 2018 Chairman Nakamura’s Comments on the Signing of the Japan-EU EPA
June 29, 2018 Chairman Nakamura’s Comments on the Passing of Legislation
Related to TPP-11
Chairman's Speeches
Jan. 8, 2020 2020 New Year’s Remarks by Chairman NAKAMURA Kuniharu
Jan. 8, 2019 Japan Foreign Trade Council, Inc.
2019 New Year’s Reception
Jan. 4, 2019 2019 New Year’s Address by Chairman NAKAMURA Kuniharu
Jan. 7, 2015 Japan Foreign Trade Council, Inc.
2015 New Year’s Reception
Jan. 8, 2014 Japan Foreign Trade Council, Inc.
2014 New Year’s Reception
Jan. 8, 2013 Japan Foreign Trade Council, Inc.
2013 New Year’s Reception
Feb. 17, 2012 New Year's Address by Chairman UTSUDA Shoei
Jan. 6, 2012 Japan Foreign Trade Council, Inc.
2012 New Year’s Reception
Feb. 1, 2011 New Year's Address by Chairman UTSUDA Shoei
Jan. 7, 2011 Japan Foreign Trade Council, Inc.
2011 New Year’s Reception
June 15, 2010 Interview with New Chairman Utsuda
“Pioneering a New Frontier of Global Trade”
Feb. 1, 2010 New Year's Address
Jan. 8, 2010 Japan Foreign Trade Council, Inc. 2010 New Year’s Reception
Jan. 22, 2009 New Year's Address
Jan. 9, 2009 Japan Foreign Trade Council, Inc. 2009 New Year’s Reception
May. 30, 2008 Address by KATSUMATA Nobuo at the Reception to Mark
the Inauguration of the New JFTC Chairman
May. 30, 2008 Address by JFTC Honorary Chairman SASAKI Mikio to Mark
the Inauguration of the New Chairman
Jan. 22, 2008 New Year's Address
Jan. 9, 2008 Japan Foreign Trade Council, Inc. 2008 New Year’s Reception
May. 31, 2007 Greetings by Chairman SASAKI Mikio,
at the Reception to Celebrate the 60th Anniversary
of the Japan Foreign Trade Council, Inc.
Jan. 17, 2007 New Year's Address
Jan. 9, 2007 Japan Foreign Trade Council, Inc. 2007 New Year’s Reception
Jan. 15, 2006 Seeking the Further Development and Strengthening of Economic Partnership Agreements
Jan. 10, 2006 Japan Foreign Trade Council, Inc. 2006 New Year’s Reception
Jan. 15, 2005 FTA/EPA Strategy and Japan’s Structural Reform
Jan. 7, 2005 Japan Foreign Trade Council, Inc.
2005 New Year’s Reception
May. 31, 2004 Address by JFTC Honorary Chairman MIYAHARA Kenji to Mark
the Inauguration of the New Chairman
May. 31, 2004 Address by SASAKI Mikio at the Reception to Mark
the Inauguration of the New JFTC Chairman
Jan. 9, 2004 Japan Foreign Trade Council, Inc.
2004 New Year’s Reception
Jan. 1, 2004 Toward a Trade Vision for the Future
Jan. 10, 2003 Japan Foreign Trade Council, Inc.
Year 2003 New Year’s Reception
Jan. 1, 2003 A Sense of Solidarity
Thoughts on Japan’s Role in the International Community
Jan. 11, 2002 Japan Foreign Trade Council, Inc.
Year 2002 New Year’s Reception
Jan. 1, 2002 My New Year Wish:
Thoughts on Japan’s Role in the International Community