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Who we are

The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) is a government-related organization promoting mutual trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world. As one of our activities, we offer foreign investors with abundant information on all aspects of doing business in Japan, by providing expert consultation and offering free temporary office space in major business areas across the country. Talk to JETRO first and see more of what we offer to help set up your business in Japan.

JETRO's Activities in Promoting Foreign Direct Investment

JETRO provides foreign investors with abundant information on all aspects of doing business in Japan - and also offering expert consultation and even free temporary office space throughout the country - JETRO is actively working to achieve the target.


Support for foreign-affiliated companies

JETRO provide foreign-affiliated companies in Japan with services to help them further expand their business, including establishing new bases, increasing employment and branching out into any of Japan’s local regions. We are happy to receive any inquiries. Don‘t hesitate to contact us if you are considering business expansion in Japan.


The Invest Japan Business Support Centers (IBSCs) provides free office space and access to specialist advisors. Also, various seminars and business-matching programs are offered to help foreign firms set up business in the Japanese market.

JETRO Events and Programs

JETRO organizes various events worldwide geared towards foreign firms wishing to do business in Japan, including business-matching programs, industrial tours and "Invest Japan" symposiums.

Success Stories

Read profiles of numerous foreign firms operating successfully in the Japanese market. Profiles examine each company's reasons for coming to Japan, the challenges they have faced and their prospects for the future.

E-mail Newsletter “Success in Region”

“Success in Region”is a monthly newsletter targeting foreign-affiliated companies looking to expand business in Japan. Includes information about the Japan’s local regions attractiveness as investment destination.
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  • Incentives to invite companies (tax credit, subsidy etc.), support measures, etc. 
  • Examples of investment by foreign affiliated companies 
  • Information on infrastructure (incubation facilities, industrial parks) etc.
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