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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 "Invest in Japan"

JETRO "Invest in Japan" Newsletter is a newsletter for global and foreign-affiliated companies looking to expand business in any region of Japan. The articles include the latest news on the country's business environment, JETRO's support services, successful stories of foreign-affiliated companies in Japan, events, incentives by local governments, market trends and more. Sign-up today to begin receiving "Invest in Japan".