On October 26, 2016 in Tokyo Shoken Kaikan building Business Seminar on «Investment Opportunities of Tajikistan: the current economic situation and prospective projects» was held, the initiators of which were the Embassy of the Republic of Tajikistan in Japan in collaboration with the Japan Association for Trade with Russian and NIS (ROTOBO). The seminar was organized with the support of the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO).
The seminar was attended by representatives of prominent Japanese companies such as Renaissance Heavy Industries, Sojitz Corporation, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Environmental & Chemical, Sumitomo Corporation, Marubeni Corporation, Nissin Corporation, IHI Corporation, Japan Russian Economics Center INC., Mitsui Global Strategic Studies Institute, Itochu Corporation, Azuma Shipping Co., Ltd., E-Globaledge, Japan Tajikistan Culture & Economic Friendship Corporation and Advanced Material Japan Co., Ltd.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Tajikistan in Japan Dr. Hamrokhon Zarifi in his speech provided detailed information on the political, economic and investment situation in the country, noted the legal aspects of doing business in Tajikistan.
The prospects of business cooperation and the importance of enhancing bilateral economic cooperation in the sphere of development of small and medium enterprises in areas such as investment, trade, and the introduction of advanced technologies, infrastructure development were highlighted.
The Tajik side gave details about the growing attractiveness of the country for foreign investors, especially in the industrial development programs of Tajikistan, promising joint projects and benefits of activity in the free economic zones in Tajikistan.
Participants of the business seminar received comprehensive responses to all questions, and shared their views on the establishment of bilateral cooperation.