Latest UpdatesBusiness Climate Survey: German Business in Japan 2019

Jun 20, 2019

The German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan (AHK Japan) and KPMG Germany conducted a survey among 379 German companies (responses received from 93) in January 2019 and published the results as “Business Climate Survey: German Business in Japan 2019” in Japanese, English and German.

Of the German companies active in Japan…

  • 87% generate pre-tax profits;
  • 87% value the high sales potential in Japan;
  • 89% praise the reliability of their Japanese business partners;
  • 88% are facing challenges to recruit qualified employees.

Overview of the Survey

Period: conducted:
January 15th -31st 2019
Survey method:
online questionnaire
business climate for German companies in Japan and the Japanese business environment
379 German companies
93 companies (response rate: 24.5%)

Results of the Survey

The result of the survey can be downloaded on the website of AHK Japan.


German Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Communications
Ms. Yuko Makita
Tel: +81 03-5276-8741
KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, KPMG in Japan
Mr. Daniel Schäfer
Tel: +81 090-7819-3231

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