News & Events
Charts, maps, tables and comparative data pertaining to Japan's economy.
Stephen E. Weiss, Ph.D
Country Briefing for Business
Trade Commissioner Service
Government of Canada
Market reports, facts and information relating to key prefectures and territories in Japan including: Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka, Sapporo and Kitakyushu.
Taxation and Investment in Japan
Information regarding setting up a business, corporate tax law and the labour environment in Japan.
Trade and investment agreements
Evaluating the Market in Japan
Key information regarding the business environment and helpful information for doing business in Japan.
Doing Business in Japan
Key tips on conducting business in the Japanese market.
Invest Japan Business Support Center
An SME's point of entry and expansion in the Japanese market.
- Ranking of Japan in “Doing Business” topics- Dealing with permits- Registering property and getting credit
Incentive Programs - Investing in Japan
- Classification of Incentives based on special zones- National Incentives- Tax Incentives for R&D
White Paper on SMEs in Japan
METI (Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry)
- Definitions under the SME Basic Act and Number of Enterprises- Thorough analysis of the current status of SMEs- SME lifecycle and productivity
Tokyo Industrial Location Navigator
Companies are supported through grants, subsidies and small business loans, as well as managerial support, business founding support, and intellectual property protection.
Country Profile - Japan
Global Affairs - Canada
- Communication and Conversation style- Hierarchy and Decision making- In-country activities