Although, historically, Japan has had low levels of FDI, the country’s banks are actively encouraging foreign investment in the country by offering improved access to finance.
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.
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.
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No less than 300 web pages with up-to-date information on Japan, more than 170 reports available as well as a lot of detailed information on the Japanese business culture.