METI to Hold the Asia Aircraft Supply Chain Forum (November 27, 2018)

On November 27, 2018, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) will hold the Asia Aircraft Supply Chain Forum to discuss ideal approaches to developing efficient and resilient Asian aircraft supply chains, bringing together representatives and officials of the governmental and industrial sectors in Asia–a region in which demand for aircraft is expected to grow–and stakeholders of large aircraft companies which are embarking on development of business in Asia.

Outline of the forum

Date and time: November 27 (Tue.), 2018; from 13:00 to 16:00

Venue: International Conference Room, 7th floor of Conference Tower, Tokyo Big Sight
(admission is free; prior registration is required.)

Organizers: METI, the Nationwide Network of Aircraft Manufacturing Clusters (NAMAC) -secretariat: Society of Japanese Aerospace Companies (SJAC), and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)



・Opening remarks: METI

Efforts for vitalizing the aircraft industry in Asia
(Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Malaysia; Ministry of Industry, Thailand)

Expectations for the manufacturing industry in Asia (The Boeing Company)

Case examples of Japanese companies developing business in other Asian countries (Nikkiso Co., Ltd.)

・Panel discussion (Safran S.A., United Technologies Corporation and a few Asian companies)

Note: Simultaneous interpretation between Japanese and English will be available.


How to attend (Application is Required )
Access to the application form



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