Japanese Organisations

Below you will find a list of links to Japanese organisations. The websites of many of these organisations contain a wealth of useful information and have been cited in many of our information pages.

Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
Japan’s cabinet-level ministry responsible for the country's economy, trade and industry.
Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
Japan’s cabinet-level ministry responsible for the country's education, culture, sports, science and technology.
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC)
Japan’s cabinet-level ministry responsible for the country's internal affairs and communications.
Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
Japan’s cabinet-level ministry responsible for the country's foreign relations.
Mission of Japan to the European Union
Japan’s permanent representation to the European Union.
Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
A government-related organisation that works to promote mutual trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world.
Japan Business Council in Europe (JBCE)
Established in 1999, this European organisation represents companies of Japanese parentage operating in Europe.
Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI)
A network of organisations made up of representatives of 1.27 million member businesses nationwide, embracing everything from large and medium-sized corporations down to small firms and sole proprietors.
Japan Economic Foundation (JEF)
Established in 1981 with the aim of deepening mutual understanding between Japan and other countries through activities aimed at promoting economic and technological exchanges.
Japan Foundation
Japan's public institution dedicated to sharing Japanese culture and language with people throughout the world.
KEIDANREN (Japan Business Federation)
A comprehensive economic organisation comprising 1,300 representative companies of Japan, 121 nationwide industrial associations and 47 regional economic organisations (as of July 2013).