Investing in Japan

If you are a non-Japanese company interested in investing in Japan, please feel free to contact us. We will be more than happy to support you.

Why Japan? 5 reasons to invest in JAPAN

This document highlights the benefits of Japan as an investment destination.

Investment Services

JETRO can provide services and facilities to foreign companies wishing to start a business in Japan. Highly specialized advisors together with JETRO support staff provide information and individual consulting services, a free and complete business library, and the added benefit of office space free of charge for up to 50 working days.
IBSC facilities are located in major business centers or other advantageous locations such as Tokyo, Yokohama, Nagoya, Osaka, Kobe and Fukuoka.

Setting up Business in Japan

Provides the overview of Laws & Regulations for:
Incorporating your Business -modes and the procedures to establish your business in Japan
Visas and Status of Residence -entry procedures, different types of statuses and visas and registration process
Taxes in Japan – an overview of Japan tax's system including corporate taxes, tax treaties, consumption taxes and personal taxes
Human Resource Management
Rules and regulations regarding employment in Japan
Trademark and Design Protection Systems -registration validities, periods of protection as well as trademark and design registration procedures

Directory for Doing Business in Japan

The directory is to provide services and support for establishing and relocating in Japan. Use this directory to locate professional services (attorneys, consultants, realtors, HR companies etc), schools, medical facilities and the like, targeting foreign business people setting up business in Japan. This database is free and requires no sign-up.

Attractive Sectors

In-depth survey of three key Japanese sectors: Renewable Energy/Secondary Battery, Life Sciences, and ICT.
Each survey includes a detailed overview of the sector as well as the attractive market fields related to it and the governmental efforts which are implemented to promote that sector.

Investment News

The investment news and its archive detail the FDI Movements in Japan over the past 3 years and is updated weekly. It not only includes information on each new establishment in Japan but also makes news updates on their progress, current trends and is available in newsletter and e-mail format.

Visit JETRO's "Investing in Japan" Website!