The Japan-Russia Association to Promote Interregional Business

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The Japan–Russia Association to Promote Interregional Business is putting in place a business environment between Japan and the Russian Far East, and was set up via the cooperation of Japanese and Russian economic bodies with the objective of invigorating interregional business. ERINA is in charge of the office affairs on the Japanese side.

Commencement of Activities

1 September 2012

Functions of the Association

  1. The ascertainment of the needs of firms and catering to those needs
  2. The gathering of information (general information, information on economics and legal and taxation systems, and information on firms, etc.) and its receipt and dissemination
  3. Consulting and business matching (introduction of firms, and mediation, etc.)
  4. Advice on dispute settlement, etc.

Activities of the Association

  1. Catering to the needs of individual firms
  2. Support for the finding and realization of projects which firms implement in consortia
  3. The seeking out of possibilities for participation in large-scale projects
  4. Activities to support the promotion of projects indirectly (simplifying visa procedures, and establishment of air routes, etc.)

Achieved Activities

June 2014 Co-staged ERINA Business Seminar “How to Proceed with Japan–Russia Interregional Business?”
Report in ERINA BUSINESS NEWS No.104
March 2014 Dispatch of a Far East Business Mission
Report in ERINA BUSINESS NEWS No.103
February 2014 Support for the reception of the NPO Foreign Technological Interrelation Association in Niigata “Russian Far East construction firm delegation”
October 2013 Reception of the Russian Far East Business Delegation
Report in ERINA BUSINESS NEWS No.100
March 2013 Reception of a Russian Delegation Visiting Japan and secretariat meetings, Niigata City
October–November 2012 Dispatch of a Business Mission and secretariat meetings, Khabarovsk
June 2012 Preparatory meetings for establishment, Khabarovsk