THE FINNISH-JAPANESE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
ANNUAL REPORT 2016
The activity year was the 35th year in the history of the Finnish-Japanese Chamber of Commerce.
The Annual Meeting
9.6.2016 the Annual Meeting was held. Items according to the rules of the Chamber of Commerce were treated.
Keynote speaker after the annual meeting was the newly appointed Japanese Ambassador to Finland, H.E. Mr. Jota Yamamoto. There were 22 participants in the Annual Meeting.
10.8. Finnish-Japanese Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with Finnair, Japan Airlines and the Embassy of Japan organized the traditional Japan Golf Day Tournament in Peuramaa Golf in Kirkkonummi. Type of the play was 18 holes stableford, full handicaps, max hcp 36, and special prize competitions were closest to pin and longest drive.
Winner was Mr. Nagahara Hiroaki, longest drive Mr. Leo-Dan Bensky and closest to pin Mr. Juha Pitkänen.
There were 26 participants in the Japan Golf Tournament.
23.9. The Embassy of Japan hosted a networking reception at Hotel Torni. Members of the Finnish-Japanese Chamber of Commerce were invited to the reception.
28.11. Finnish-Japanese Chamber of Commerce organized a networking event at WTc Helsinki. Guest speakers were Mr. Daisaku YUKITA, Deputy Director General, JETRO London; Ms. Mari Matsuzaki, Marketing and Communications, Slush Asia and Mr. Hiromoto Oyama, Counsellor, Embassy of Japan.
The board of the Finnish-Japanese Chamber of Commerce had three meetings; 26.1., 3.3. and 3.5.2016.
Juha Pitkänen, DF Green Oy
Petteri Kostermaa, private member
Yoshitaka Kotera, Murata Electronics Oy
Reijo Munther, Tekes
Yoichiro Oda, Japan Airlines Co. Ltd
Aki Pesonen, Fuji Finland Oy
Risto Salo, Faros Finland Oy
Kotaro Seki, FM-International Oy FINNMAP
Markus Suomi, Finpro Oy.
AUDITORS AND VICE AUDITORS
As auditors elected by the Annual General Meeting were Mr. Timo Jalamo, Nordea Pankki Suomi Oyj and Mr. Juha Vuopio, Nordea Pankki Suomi Oyj. Vice Auditors were Mr. Jaakko Ahtiluoto, private member, and Mr. Esko Ahokas, private member.
Ms. Hanna-Leena Harma, Adviser, Finland Chamber of Commerce, was the Secretary of the Finnish-Japanese Chamber of Commerce.
The Finnish-Japanese Chamber of Commerce
c/o Finland Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 1000
Tel. 09-4242 6228
Fax 09-650 303
By the end of the activity year there were 62 corporate members and 27 private members and two honorary members.
The activities of the Chamber of Commerce were financed through membership fees.
In 2016 the total of membership fees was 7.760,00 euros. Corporate membership fee was 120,- euros and private membership fee was 20,- euros.
Surplus of the activity year was 200,10 euros. Own capital at the end of the activity year was 27.222,88 euros.
Profit and loss statement are enclosed.
Helsinki, March 2017