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JETRO Announces Open Call for 2023 Export Business Subsidies for SMEs

The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) announced on April 19 a wide-ranging call for applications for indirect subsidy providers to participate in the “Export Business Model Research and Demonstration Project Subsidies for Medium-sized and Small Enterprises.” This initiative aims to construct new business models by private-sector operators to support the export of Japanese medium-sized and small enterprises. The project’s primary […]

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JETRO: An Invaluable Resource for Companies Looking to do Business in Japan

The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) is a non-profit government organization established in 1958 to promote and facilitate trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world. It is responsible for supporting Japanese businesses and promoting foreign investment in Japan, and it operates offices in over 70 countries worldwide. Services offered to companies interested in doing business in […]

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JETRO Publishes Survey on Business Operations of Foreign-Affiliated Companies in Japan

JETRO has published the results of a survey conducted of 6,607 foreign-affiliated companies based in Japan from October to November 2022. The purpose of the survey is to grasp the current status and trends of foreign-affiliated companies based in Japan, the attractiveness and challenges of the business environment in Japan, and the support needed, as well as to prepare data […]

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Japanese Companies Upbeat on SW Asia, Mood Recovers on China – JETRO

Japanese companies see improved business confidence in Asia and Oceania in 2017, according to a recent survey by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). While being particularly upbeat on opportunities in Southwest Asia, motivation to expand business in China has recovered as well. Increasing profitability With 67.4 percent of respondents estimating an operational profit – an increase by 4.6 percent […]

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JETRO Publishes New Invest Japan Report, Says Foreign Tech Contributes to Innovation

Japan sees significant increases in inward foreign direct investment, or FDI, according to the “Invest Japan Report 2017” just published by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). In a new trend, the report finds foreign technology contributing to innovation in Japanese society. Significant increase in Japan’s inward FDI Japan’s inward FDI stock at the end of 2016 was 27.8 trillion […]

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JETRO Releases Global Trade and Investment Report 2017

Japan’s trade balance last year marked its first surplus in six years, according to the recently released Global Trade and Investment Report 2017 by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). At the same time, the country’s outward FDI stood at record highs, while inward FDI from Asia to Japan continued to grow. Global trade declines 3.1%, downturn for two straight […]

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