JETRO Reports and Statistics

JETRO Market Reports


The JETRO Market Reports and Guidebooks provide in-depth information on a large range of products in Japan. They cover essentials such as market overviews, distribution channels and import procedures in Japan and are available for downloading free of charge. These are among the best resources for determining your product's feasibility in the Japanese market.

The JETRO 'Marketing Guidebooks for Major Imported Products' provide further invaluable insight into getting your product selling in Japan. These guidebooks can be purchased online from our secure server.

Market reports and guidebooks published earlier than 1997, including some products not covered online, are available free of charge by request. Please contact us or visit our library for access to older reports.

Standards and Regulations

This section provides comprehensive documents that are invaluable to ensure your product complies to Japanese standards and is suitable for the Japanese market. Contents include Standards for Food Additives, The Material Safety Law as well as other key import procedures and technical requirements. Click here to view up-to-date market regulations.

Japanese Trade and Investment Statistics

Up to date information on the Japanese economy including trade statistics, economic indicators and trade and investment surveys. This section also includes the JETRO White Paper on International Trade and Foreign Direct Investment, can be found on the bar at the top of the page. To obtain more statistical information, click here.

Survey Reports

JETRO Survey Reports cover a wide range of topics and issues related to trade, foreign direct investment and international economic agreements that include FTA/EPAs, Business Surveys, Trade Surveys and others. Click here to obtain the most up to date reports being released by JETRO.

JETRO White Paper

JETRO publishes an annual Global Trade and Investment Report (formerly published as JETRO White Paper on International Trade and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) until 2009). The paper includes JETRO's estimates for world trade and FDI figures, as well as in-depth analysis of the world economy and Japan's place in it. Previous white papers have focused on such issues as intellectual property rights, the impact of FTAs, overseas operations of Japanese firms as well as the state of foreign direct investment in Japan. 

To access these White Papers, click here.