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Profile of registrant

Japan Machinery Center

Identification number in the register: 45067216172-97
Registration date: 08/07/11 15:57:31

The information on this organisation was last modified on 12/09/14 17:20:20
The date of the last annual update was 11/06/14 08:45:34

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Japan Machinery Center
Acronym: JMC
Legal status: Representative Office
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Tetsuro Fukunaga
Position: Executive Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Hideaki Asada
Position: Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 82 Rue de la Loi 
Brussels B-1040
Telephone number: (+32) 22306992
Fax number: (+32) 22305485
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The Japan Machinery Center (JMC) is a non-profit organization that was established, under the authorization by the Japanese government (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry), in 1952 by the major electronics and machinery manufacturers and trading companies. The purpose of JMC was to promote sound development of foreign trade and direct investment by preventing unfair trade practices and removing barriers in the foreign markets, in accordance with the Export and Import Transaction Law.

 The activities of JMC, originally for orderly export transactions, now cover a much wider portfolio including multilateral trade and investment rules discussed by international organizations such as WTO, and Free Trade Agreement (FTA), Economic Partnership Agreement(EPA)negotiation, environmental protection regulations, national industrial policies, international rules for the non-proliferation of weapons and related products and technologies, financial measures for international trade such as trade insurance.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 5
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

The activities of JMC
- gathering information in terms of following areas:
- trade
- environment
- energy
- corporate social responsibility
- standard & conformity
- information technology
- research & development

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Customs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Internal Market
  • Trade


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 04/2013 - 03/2014
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 150000  € - 200000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.