Select LA Summit

On Thursday, June 23, 2022, Consul General Akira Muto joined the “Select LA Investment Summit” organized by the World Trade Center Los Angeles (WTCLA), and offered his views on the decarbonizing of the global economy, from Japan’s perspective, joining the Consuls General of the United Kingdom and Mexico in that discussion. 
In addition, the annually updated report on Foreign Direct Investment in California, Southern California and Los Angeles County was released, showing Japan still in the top slot as largest investor nation. Japanese FDI creates an estimated 105,053 direct jobs in California statewide, with an estimated annual payroll of over $10 billion. In Southern California alone, Japanese investment creates an estimated 74,486 direct jobs, at an annual payroll of over $7.6 billion.
Full report available here.