The Israel-Japan Chamber of Commerce recently announced a new initiative aimed at securing funds from the Israeli government to support Israeli companies with strong business ties to Japan. The emphasis is on hi-tech companies, startups, exporters and trading companies.

 In recent years, Japan-Israel relations have been blossoming in the business and cultural arenas. The Chamber believes it is appropriate for the Israeli government to consider providing support directed specifically towards maintaining the pre-COVID-19 status between the countries, as well as to prepare for the future after the pandemic. The Israel-Japan Chamber is inviting invites companies and organizations to share their ideas with Ms. Sophiya Gugelev, General Manager of the Chamber (please use the following email address to contact Ms. Gugelev: The ideas collected will be shared with the Economic and Treasury Ministries as well as the Prime Minister’s Office. Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office is a longstanding member of the Israel-Japan Chamber and is proud to support this initiative.

With 41 offices worldwide, Greenberg Traurig is one of the largest law firms in the world. It is the only international law firm with offices both in Israel and Japan. Our offices in Tel Aviv and Tokyo frequently collaborate on various initiatives every year. Especially during these times,  we work closely together to support our clients in Israel and in Japan, in order to assist them in managing the implications of COVID-19.
To learn more, please reach out to GT Tel Aviv’s Managing Shareholder Joey Shabot, or to our Tokyo office Managing Shareholder, Koji Ishikawa.