Spotlight Newsletter Archives

December 2015 Newsletter
An Incentives Guide to Business in Yokohama
JETRO LA and East Japan Railway Company participate ar Eco Rapid Train Conference

Leading US medical device manufacturer Johnson & Johnson marked its first anniversary of Tokyo Science Center in August 2015

A Dutch based material science company, DSM Japan Engineering Plastics KK established the DSM Engineering Plastics Japan Technical Center in Yokohama in 2013

Business Expanding in Japan


December 2015 Events 
Japan Pavilion at the Winter Fancy Food Show 2016
Japan Food Showcase
Nippon Gochiso Select Pops up in Berekely Bowl West


November 2015 Newsletter
Talk to JETRO First About Japan's New Business Environment
Welcome to Kyoto, “City of Innovation”: Services provided by Kyoto Foreign Investment Promotion Committe
NEDO Silicon Valley Office Chief Representative Go Takizawa Delivers Presentation at Stanford University

Why Japan? 5 Reasons to Invest in Japan

US-based procurement company Global MRO Products Corporation establishes subsidiary in Yokohama.

US-based LivePerson, Inc., a company listed on the NASDAQ, has established a corporation in Tokyo and started its business by providing services for leading information and communication companies and financial companies.

US-based air purifier manufacturer, Rabbit Air, establishes Japanese office in Kobe.

November 2015 Events Edition 2
Invest Tokyo Webinar
<Invitation Program> Business Matching in Hiroshima, Japan
Nippon Gochiso Select Pops up in Berkeley Bowl

November 2015 Events 
Nippon Gochiso Select Pops up in Berkeley Bowl

2015 World Alliance Forum in San Francisco


October 2015 Newsletter

How to set up Business in Japan

Report: Investment Seminar - New York city

Tokyo One-Stop Business Establishment Center

Optimezely, Inc., Establishes its Japanese Subsidiary

The Latest JETRO Midwest Newsletter
March 2015 Events

Japan's Innovative New Energy Economy and Grid Growth @Cleantech Forum San Francisco

US-Japan Business Exchange Seminar

JETRO - Innovation Through Collaboration

February 2015 Newsletter

Special Features of Japanese Companies Coming to Game Connection America 2015

Industry Highlights: Mobile / Internet

Industry Highlights: Energy

Local Report: Hiroshima City - Hiroshima Prefecture

December 2014 Events

JETRO Booth at The Winter Fancy Food Show 2015

Radiological Society of North America 2014 - Wrap Up


December 2014 Newsletter

Results of JETRO’s 2014 Survey on Business Conditions of Japanese-Affiliated Firms in the US and Canada

Industry Highlights: Automobile

Industry Highlights: Food and Restaurants

Local Report: Nagoya City - Aichi Prefecture


November 2014 Events

JETRO Booth at RSNA 2014


JETRO Booth at Renewable Energy World Conference and Expo North America Power Gen International Exposition

October 2014 Newsletter 

Invest Japan seminar held in New York - Promotion by Prime Minister Abe, and four regional officials (September 23, 2014)

JETRO New York's Executive Director Takeshi Komoto discussed why and how to do business in Japan on a webinar hosted by Radius (October 9, 2014)

Survey of Japanese Companies in California 2014

Full Report Is Available - 2014 JETRO Global Trade and Investment Report


Healthcare IT Sector Highlights (August - October, 2014)

Retail Sector Highlights (August - October, 2014)

Local Report: Sendai City - Miyagi Prefecture (October 2014)

October 2014 Events  

"Explore Japan" (JETRO Seminar) @International Business Forum 2014: Explore | Connect | Expand Award of Honor Gala

September 2014 Newsletter 

Overview Presentation Is Available - 2014 JETRO Global Trade and Investment Report

2nd Invitation of Applicants for the FY2014 Subsidy Program for Projects Promoting Foreign Direct Investment, Site Location and Regional Development in Japan (Project of site location for global companies)

US paper craft stamp company Stampin’ Up! commences operations in Tokyo

Automobile Industry Highlights (Jun. - Sep. 2014)

Food and Restaurants Industry Highlights (Jul. - Sep. 2014)

Local Report : Sapporo - Hokkaido (Sep. 2014)

September 16, 2014 Event 

INVEST JAPAN SEMINAR 2014 - Corporate Growth Opportunities and Japan’s Economic Agenda

"Deep Dive" - JETRO Sponsored Seminar @ Health 2.0

The Future of Food in a Resource Constrained World

September 16, 2014 Event

Japan Startup Pavilion @ TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2014

TechMatch Japan Silicon Valley

Big in Japan Series: Victoria Tsai, CEO, Tatcha “A Business Devoted to Japanese Beauty”

”JAPANTOWN” and “TOKYO KILL” author Barry Lancet on writing mystery-thrillers with a Japanese theme

August 2014 Newsletter

Tom Cruise, Doug Liman, and Legendary Pictures to Receive J3C Award from Japanese Government

2014 JETRO Global Trade and Investment Report - On making Japan a base for international business circulation

Kanagawa Prefecture: Rental Offices for Foreign Affiliated Firms open

Ceres Power, a British fuel cell company, establishes a representative office in Kyoto

US aircraft parts and material manufacturer RTI International Metals establishes company in Tokyo

Mblox Expands into Japan, Increases International Reach

Japan Market Entry Case Study: Guess (Apparel)

JETRO USA Local Newsletter

July 2014 Newsletter

Announcement of Projects Selected Under the FY2014 Subsidy Program for Projects Promoting Foreign Direct Investment, Site Location and Regional Development in Japan (Project of Site Location for Global Companies)

U.S. Apparel Brand Guess Enters Japanese Market, Opening Its First Japanese Shop in Tokyo

LLamasoft Expands Operations into Japanese Market

Notice of Spotlight Newsletter June Edition

Introducing a new San Francisco's business newsletter

"We Are Tomodachi Summer 2014"

June 2014 Newsletter

JETRO Signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) With the Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment

Videos of JETRO's Symposium 2014 are Now Available!

New JETRO Booklet: Establishing An Office In Japan

Doraemon Debuting in the U.S. this Summer

May 2014 Newsletter

Nihon Cabot Microelectronics KK Establishes R&D Center in Mie Prefecture

Umicore Shokubai Japan Co., Ltd. Establishes R&D Center in Tokonomae, Aichi

JETRO Game Report 2014 Part 2: Our Passion. Your Gems. - Tips from Japanese Game Industry Insiders: How to Realize Your Opportunities in Japan

April 2014 Newsletter

3M Establishes Research & Development Center in Sagamihara, Kanagawa

Video:Open the Door to Success in JAPAN

A Message from the Chairman & CEO of JETRO: Strengthening Promotion of Direct Investment into Japan

Publication: "Talk to JETRO First"

ProteinSimple Opens Sales Office in Japan

JETRO Game Report 2014 Part 1: Play. Engage. Beat. - Show Your Proven Metrics to be Successful in the Changing Game Ecosystem

March 2014 Newsletter

[Japanese Fiscal Year 2014] Subsidy Program for Projects Promoting Foreign Direct Investment, Site Location and Regional Development in Japan (Project of site location for global companies)

Japan Industry Report: Energy Sector Highlights (Dec 2013 - Feb 2014)

Japan Industry Report: Mobile/Telecom Industry Highlights (Dec 2013 - Feb 2014)

January 2014 Newsletter

A Message from the Chief Executive Director of JETRO San Francisco - JETRO to Host Event in San Francisco on February 10th, Encourages Local Companies to Get Involved

Japan Industry Report: Automobile Sector Highlights

Japan Industry Report: Food and Restaurants Sector Highlights

November 2013 Newsletter

Shire Poised to Capture Opportunities in the Japanese Pharmaceutical Market

SWITCH Bulb Company Utilizes the IBSC Services and Establishes an Office in Japan

First Solar to Build, Sell Power Plants in Japan

Boeing Taps More Japan Suppliers to Streamline Place Production

Kodansha to Release Manga Simultaneously at Home, Abroad

October 2013 Newsletter

Talk to JETRO First! (booklet)

Amazon Japan establishes Osaka branch to reinforce sales and support in western Japan

Trade Tech Opens Tokyo Office

Material ConneXion Opens Its 11th Library in Tokyo in October 2013

Celtra Appoints Nobukazu Kaneda as Country Manager for Japan

JETROxJOGA B-to-B Events Ended at Tokyo Game Show

JOGA Share an Overview of Japanese Online Gaming Market Survey

Foreigners Investing in Japan's Solar, Wind Farms

Tokyo Hospitals Aiming for Better Care for Foreigners

With Drugs in Pipeline, Biogen Idec Adding to Staff in Japan

Large Logistics Centers Springing up Across Japan