Report: Sogo Shosha

About the Report

This report is aimed at EU companies interested in learning about "Sogo Shosha" and the opportunities they present for expanding into the Japanese market. It begins by defining "Sogo Shosha", how they differ from other trading companies and the type and range of products they sell. It also provides a list of the "Key players" i.e. the most important Sogo Shosha companies in Japan and their relationships with suppliers, producers and customers. The report also contains an overview of the relevant aspects of the Japanese legal system, important tips and "dos and don'ts" for dealing with Sogo Shosha, and also provides a list of related organisations and relevant trade fairs for companies that wish to find out more about this uniquely Japanese sector.

About the Experts

Kosei Kada is a Japanese consultant who has worked for Mitsubishi Corporation, one of Japan"s largest Sogo Shosha. Click here to access his profile.

Yasuhiko Yonemitsu is President and CEO of Y's Consulting Services and has worked for Mitsui & Co. Ltd (One of Japan's largest Sogo Shosha), for 25 years. Click here to access his profile.