This report titled 'Plastic Products and Components' studies the Japanese plastic products and components sectors. It outlines the various regulations governing the export of plastic products to Japan, as well as the laws concerning labelling and packaging, taxes and tariff rates of plastics in Japan. The report then provides a market analysis, naming the industry’s main players and identifying important trends within the Japanese plastics market, such as key factors for success as well as challenges and opportunities within the market for foreign companies. The report also considers the importance of distribution networks and provides a list of Japanese plastics importers, related organisations and trade fairs.
Dr. Silke Bromann is a business consultant with over 15 years experience in Japan-related consulting and research. Click here to access her profile page.
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