The meeting of President of Ukraine and CEO of Rakuten

On June 25  the meeting between President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy and CEO of Rakuten Hiroshi Mikitani had a place in Kyiv.

The person who organised this meeting was the founder of Join Japan M.T.T, Mishima Satoshi.

The parties discussed the perspective of increasing the presence of Rakuten in Ukraine, in particular, the expansion of the office in Odesa and the opening of a new representative office in Kyiv.

Rakuten LCC is known in Ukraine mostly as the owner of the Viber messenger service.

Also, Hiroshi Mikitani expressed his willingness to support the increase of Japanese investment's flow to Ukraine and accepted the Head of State's invitation to join the National Investment Council.

Besides, during the meeting, Volodymyr Zelenskyy noted that his team was deeply considering the possibility of granting tax incentives to foreign investors.

We believe that this meeting is an important step for improving Ukraine's investment climate and creating a better future for the country.

The Join Japan's team, as well as Mishima Satoshi, is willing to undertake proactively to attract Japanese investments in Ukraine.