Financial Issues

Underestimating the financial aspects of a business venture can be ruinous. It is therefore essential to properly grasp the subject. To help you with your project, financial aid and support is available. Knowing where to find them can bring your activity to another level. Correctly protecting yourself against financial risk will help you to avoid sticky situations.

Access To Finance

Although historically Japan has had low levels of FDI throughout the past few years this has been increasing with the country’s banks actively encouraging foreign investment in the country by offering improved access to finance.


Japan has one of the largest financial services markets in the world. Dense branch networks exist regionally.

Payment Methods

When entering the Japanese market, it is useful to know about payment habits. Although Japan is famous for its high-tech environment, cash is still the Japanese preferred payment method.

Taxes and Accounting

The Japan Tax and Public Procurement (JTPP) Helpdesk aims to support European SMEs with finding their way through the maze of regulations and procedures in Japan, enabling them to spend more time on engaging in their business.