FDI

About Foreign Direct Investment

In 2013, Japanese government announced a series of structural reforms and economic liberalisation measurements aimed at - among other things - encouraging foreign direct investment into Japan.

Tags : Investment, FDI
19-08-14 | 10:30 h - 11:30 h Brussels time

Webinar 20: Foreign Direct Investment in Japan (Cancelled)

We regret to announce that this webinar has been cancelled until further notice. We will do our best to ensure that this webinar will be offered again as part of our webinar series in the near future. Thank you for your understanding.

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.

Joint Ventures

The joint venture is one of the most implemented approaches in trying to enter a foreign market, the Japanese one included. Joint ventures are recognized by the Japanese law as subsidiary companies, which can either be a limited or an unlimited partnership.

Tags : Investment, FDI

Mergers & Acquisitions

The Japanese M&A business represents a sector whose importance has been growing in the last few years: already in 2016, the total volume amounted to US$ 198 billion.

Incentives & Subsidies

From generous tax breaks to the potential for an accelerated immigration process, Japan offers many subsidies and incentives to attract foreign investment.

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