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Date : October 8, 2020

The COVID-19 Pandemic and Japanese Corporate Activity (Mr. Shougo Maruyama, Information Reporting Section Manager, Teikoku Databank, Ltd. Tokyo Head Branch)

post date : 2020.09.18

With the COVID-19 pandemic leading to economic downturns and restrictions on economic activities worldwide, the operations and employment situations of Japanese companies have also been seriously affected.

The FPCJ has invited Mr. Shougo Maruyama, Information Reporting Section Manager of the Teikoku Databank, Ltd. Tokyo Head Branch Information Department, to discuss the latest information on corporate bankruptcies and the effects of the coronavirus, based on a report on Japanese bankruptcies for April to September 2020 to be released in the afternoon of October 8.


*Please note that you cannot physically attend this briefing, as it will be an online press briefing held

  as a Zoom webinar. 

■Date: Oct. 8 (Thu), 2020, 16:00-17:30 (Deadline for application: Noon, Oct. 7)

■Briefer: Mr. Shougo Maruyama, Information Reporting Section Manager, Teikoku Databank, Ltd. Tokyo Head Branch

■Language: Japanese, with consecutive English interpretation

■Deadline for application: Noon, Oct. 7

*Note: No reply will be sent confirming your application, but after applying an email will be sent

        before the day of the briefing with details on how to join the briefing.

As in our standard press briefings, there will be a Q&A session at the end.

*In principle, questions will only be accepted from members of the foreign press.

■Members of the Foreign Press:

Please send any questions for the briefer or topics you are interested in to by 12:00 noon on October 7.  As there will only be a limited amount of time to ask questions during the briefing, we will collect questions and provide them to the briefer in advance.

Embassy representatives and FPCJ supporting members may also watch the briefing as observers (admission free).

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