This comprehensive report documents the evolution of Japan’s service sector, from Keiretsu dominance (Japanese conglomerates) to the proliferation of SMEs, with consideration for the transformation of the Japanese industrial structure. The latest policy developments and future growth perspectives are described in-depth, providing an invaluable insight into the opportunities for European companies in this sector.
About the Experts
Chieko Nakabayashi is an expert in European and Japanese service sectors. Click here to access her profile.
Max Berre is an economist and journalist with years of Japan-related experience. Click here to access his profile.
Various EU products and services began to enjoy benefits from the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) which entered in force on 1 February 2019, and we are seeing a considerable increase of
30-minute online training on what you should know about processes and procedures relating to EU exports to Japan. It covers trade and administrative rules and regulations relevant to EU businesses
This website and related activities are managed by the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation, a joint venture between the European Commission's Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) and the Japanese Government's Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry (METI).
Hundreds of web pages with up-to-date information on Japan, more than 400 market reports and recorded webinars available as well as a lot of detailed information on Japanese business culture.