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'Export to Japan' webinar series 27: Import process and procedures: plant, animal and sanitary & phytosanitary quarantines
10
NOV
2021

30-minute online training on what you should know about processes and procedures relating...

10:30 - 11:30
'Export to Japan' webinar series 28: Import process and procedures: Labelling, measurements, recycling, safety, fair representation, and fair competition
17
NOV
2021

30-minute online training on what you should know about processes and procedures relating...

10:30 - 11:30
'Export to Japan' webinar series 29: Expansion of Export Business: Setting up a business entity in Japan
24
NOV
2021

30-minute online training on what you should know about processes and procedures relating...

10:30 - 11:30
'Export to Japan' webinar series 30: Registration process and procedures: IPR (trademark & others)
12
JAN
2022

30-minute online training on what you should know about processes and procedures relating...

10:30 - 11:30
'Export to Japan' webinar series 31: Registration process and procedures: Japanese Standards (JIS & JAS)
19
JAN
2022

30-minute online training on what you should know about processes and procedures relating...

10:30 - 11:30
'Export to Japan' webinar series 32: Registration process and procedures: Functional, nutritious, and free-from food
26
JAN
2022

30-minute online training on what you should know about processes and procedures relating...

10:30 - 11:30
'Export to Japan' webinar series 33: Registration process and procedures: Manufacturing and marketing pharmaceutical and medical device
02
FEB
2022

30-minute online training on what you should know about processes and procedures relating...

10:30 - 11:00
'Export to Japan' webinar series 34: EU Advantages on Agriculture and Food Products: Meat products
09
FEB
2022

30-minute online training on what you should know about processes and procedures relating...

10:30 - 11:00
'Export to Japan' webinar series 35: EU Advantages on Agriculture and Food Products: Dairy products
16
FEB
2022

30-minute online training on what you should know about processes and procedures relating...

10:30 - 11:30
About Starting a Business in Japan

There are many reasons for wishing to establish or expand your business in Japan, and also many different ways to enter the Japanese market.

Do's & Don'ts

Adapting your professional etiquette to the Japanese business environment may seem like a daunting task!

Economic Overview

Third largest economy in the world, Japan had a GDP worth 5082 billion US dollars in 2019, a value that represented 4.22% of the world economy. The country is also a high-tech powerhouse economy in Asia: in fiscal year 2018, the expenditures on research and development (R&D) in Japan reached approximately 19.5 trillion Japanese yen, equating 3.6% of the country's GDP. Exports are an important growth driver of Japan, the external demand accounting for 18.5% of its total GDP in 2018.

Export to Japan 14: Setting up a Business in Japan–Representative Office, Branch Office, Subsidiary Companies
24
FEB
2021

Various EU products and services began to enjoy benefits from the EU-Japan Economic...

10:30 - 11:00
Export to Japan 15: Markets, Distribution System and Sales Channels for B2B and B2C
03
MAR
2021

Various EU products and services began to enjoy benefits from the EU-Japan Economic...

10:30 - 11:00
Export to Japan 16: Trade Shows and Due Diligence: Finding Business Partners
10
MAR
2021

Various EU products and services began to enjoy benefits from the EU-Japan Economic...

10:30 - 11:00
Export to Japan 20: Overview of Export Process: Before, during and after Import Clearances
15
SEP
2021

This is the second round of the online training series “What you should know when...

10:30 - 11:00
Export to Japan 21: Market Entry: Finding a Japanese partner
22
SEP
2021

This is the second round of the online training series “What you should know when...

10:30 - 11:30
Export to Japan 22: Alternative Market Entry: Licensing, franchising, and joint-venture
30
SEP
2021

This is the second round of the online training series “What you should know when...

10:30 - 11:30
Export to Japan 23: Market Entry: Selecting a qualified Japanese partner and Due Diligence
06
OCT
2021

This is the second round of the online training series “What you should know when...

10:30 - 11:30
Export to Japan 24: Market Entry: Communicating with Japanese partners on IPR, Japanese Standards, shipping and storage, labelling and packaging
13
OCT
2021

This is the second round of the online training series “What you should know when...

10:30 - 11:30