This report from the EU-Japan Centre provides a useful summary on distribution networks in Japan in food and wine, ICT and medical devices sectors. It also identifies most commonly used import routes for EU products and services and provides a number of recommendations from interviewed Japanese and European managers on key factors to succeed in Japan.
Please go to the EU-Japan website, to get the access to this report.
The report has been released within Minerva Fellowship framework managed by the EU-Japan Centre.
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Japan’s medical device market is highly dependent on imports, especially sophisticated products such as pacemakers and surgical robotic systems.
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).
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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.