Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) is a Japanese government-related organization that works to promote mutual trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world. JETRO's main focus is to promote foreign direct investment into Japan and to help small to medium size Japanese firms maximize their global export potential.
JETRO Toronto was pleased to organize a major business seminar on Japan at the Hilton Hotel in downtown Toronto on March 3, 2015 in cooperation with the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade & Development and other supporting organizations. Tsuneyuki Kato, Executive Vice President of JETRO gave the Keynote Presentation and Executives from a number of Canada’s top companies in their field, Manulife, OMERS, Redknee and Woodbridge, spoke about the latest situation in Japan and their experiences in entering the Japanese market. JETRO and the Development Bank of Japan (DBJ) explained about their services to assist Canadian companies. The event was a great success, bringing over 150 participants together to learn more about how to enter the Japanese market and to provide unique Japan-related networking opportunities. Many of the presentations from the event are now available.
Seminar on Manitoba for Japanese Companies (April 21, 2015) (March 28, 2015)
On April 21, 2015 (10:30-11:45 am), JETRO Toronto will hold a seminar on the Manitoba market for Japanese companies in cooperation with Manitoba Trade & Investment focussing on the following themes: 1. Introduction to Manitoba and Manitoba Trade and Investment; 2. Mining and Minerals Sector; 3. Advanced Manufacturing Sector (including heavy vehicles and aerospace); 4. Agri-food Sector; and 5.Collaboration and Investment Case-studies in Manitoba. For more information or to register please contact: Ms. Yuko Nagoshi or Mr. Toshikazu Ito; T: 416-861-0000 x202; TOR@jetro.go.jp. (space is limited)
International Franchise Expo (IFE) (New York, June 18-20, 2015) (March 28, 2015)
JETRO will set up a Japan pavilion with 9 booths at the International Franchise Expo (IFE) at New York’s Javits Centre, June 18-20, 2015. JETRO New York office is currently looking for experienced Japanese franchise companies interested in exhibiting at the show. The fee is about ¥625,000 for Small-Medium companies and about ¥1,250,000 for larger organizations. Application deadline: March 31, 2015.