Visit to Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan


Dr. Minoru Makimura, Chairman of Science Technology and Innovation Committee of Kansai Economic Federation, together with Mr. Kazuyuki Nakane, State minister of Foreign Affairs visited the World Exposition in Astana, Kazakhstan from August 21 to 22, 2017.

They had a meeting with H.E. Mr. Kairat Abdrakhmanov, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan. They also visited various pavilions and appealed the attractive point of Osaka-Kansai to invite the World Exposition in 2025 to government representatives from all over the world.

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Chairman Matsumoto's Inaugural Address
Kansai Economic Federation and Kansai Association of Corporate Executives held the 55th Kansai Economic and Management Summit(Kansai Zaikai Seminar) on February 9 - 10, 2017.
In this forum, business leaders in the Kansai region join together to exchange their candid views and opinions to explore the ideal vision of Japan and the region as well as the basic principles of corporate management.
Kankeiren Released an report "Sustainable Enhancement of Corporate Value and Improvement of Corporate Governance for Japanese Companies".
Six private railway companies (JR-West, Hanshin, Hankyu, Keihan, Kintetsu, and Nankai), three municipal transportation bureaus (Osaka, Kobe, and Kyoto), and one airport operating company in the Kansai region (Kansai Airports), together with the Kansai Economic Federation (Kankeiren) announced today the launch of trial sales of its KANSAI ONE PASS common transportation ticket on Friday, April 8, 2016 as a part of the Kansai area’s region-wide efforts to further develop tourism infrastructure for greater convenience to foreign visitors visiting this popular tourist destination.
Kankeiren launched the updated website: “Kansai: an Environmentally Advanced Region -Technologies and Products in the Environmental and Energy Sector”. It introduces case studies of Kansai Businesses’ superior technologies or products potentially useful in solving global environmental issues. And it newly shows a summary of key characteristics of industrial strength in the Kansai Region.Summary
Kankeiren submitted a policy proposal,
"Requests to the Noda Administration"
Chairman Mori's Inaugural Address
At the General Meeting, the executive members and the secretariat of Kankeiren are newly appointed

Kankeiren in Brief

Kankeiren's Booklet 2017

Kankeiren's Booklet’s Profile

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Kankeiren's Booklet 2017 (Chinese:中文)

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Travel around “Kansai” with just one IC card and a smartphone!

Kansai One Pass

Introducing the "Hanayaka Kansai: The Flower of Japan - Kansai" Logo


a logo to promote the attractiveness of the entire Kansai region

Hanayaka Kansai Selection 2016

a list of local specialties recommended for international visiters to Kansai

Introduction of Kansai, Japan

Kansai Economy Download(PDF:3,733KB)

An annual brochure introducing the Kansai economy, major projects and a brief history.

Kansai: an Environmentally Advanced Region

Website introducing the case studies of superior technologies or products of Kansai Businesses, contributing to the solution of global environmental issues.


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