Consulate Series from California State University, Long Beach International Business Association “Importance of US-Japan Economic Cooperation”

On April 12, Consul General Sone spoke at California State University, Long Beach’s annual event "Consulate Series" organized by the International Business Association (IBA). The presentation focused on Japan-US economic cooperation, including an overview of Japan's economic diplomacy, Japan's role in addressing global challenges, and Japanese foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States.

Mr. Yokoo, chairman of the Japan Hydrogen Forum (JH2F), also presented at the event to highlight Japan-US efforts toward a carbon-neutral society, the activities of the JH2F, and technologies of Japanese companies that play an active part in Southern California.

During the Q&A session, attendees asked a wide range of questions about Japanese business and working culture as well as prospects for technological and scientific advancement in Japan and the US. The event provided a fruitful opportunity for the Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles to exchange opinions with students and university officials, including professors.

Consul General Sone

JH2F Chairman Mr.Yokoo

90 people participated in the event

Networking session