2018 White Paper on Small, Medium, and Micro-sized Enterprises in Japan: The key factors to overcoming a tight labor shortage


  • Time and Date: 12:15-13:30, Wednesday, June 6, 2018 (Registration desk and seminar room open at 12:00)
  • Venue: 1-3-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, RIETI's seminar room #1121 (METI Annex 11th floor)
  • Language(s): Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • Host(s): Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI)
  • Contact: RIETI Ms. TAKEKAWA ( )
    Tel: 03-3501-8398

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  • Speaker: ISHIGAYASUMI Takeshi (Director, Research Office, Business Environment Department, Small and Medium Enterprise Agency, METI)
  • Commentator: UESUGI Iichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University)
  • Moderator: NISHIGAKI Atsuko (Consulting Fellow, RIETI / Director, Startup and New Business Promotion Division, Small and Medium Enterprise Agency, METI)

*Agenda is subject to change