Invest

Chubu

CHUBU

Although the Chubu area only comprises about 10% of the national area in geographical terms, it accounts for 20% of the nationwide share in shipments of manufactured goods and is a catalyst driving Japanese economy with its manufacturing base.

Kanto

KANTO

With Tokyo located in it, the Kanto region is considered to be the main engine of Japan's economy.

Because of its large accumulation of excellent businesses and human resources and the world's top level scientific technology, research functions, advanced manufacturing technology and specialised skills, the Kanto region acts as Japan’s launch pad for new businesses and industries. [1]

Kanto accounts for 39.8% of Japan's total GDP (2012) [2]

Tohoku

TOHOKU

Among Tohoku’s trading partners, Asia and North America account for 73% of all exports from the region. The main trading partners in Asia are China and South Korea. As for imports, Tohoku’s main trading partner is Asia, which accounts for one-third of all imports to Tohoku, followed by the Middle East and Oceania. In Tohoku, the share of imports from Asia is low and that from Oceania is high compared with the rest of the country. The region is specialised in the electrical machinery and food industry sectors. [1]

Company Incorporation Process

If you wish to incorporate a company or an office in Japan, there are certain steps that must be taken. This section details the requirements and actions required in order to successfully complete the Company Incorporation process in Japan.

Joint Ventures

Joint ventures are another way for foreign companies or individuals to expand their business operations in Japan and enter the Japanese market.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Japan is comparatively low by international standards. In 2012, its contribution to Japan’s GDP was less than 1%.

Visa & Status of Residence

This section will provide you with all the necessary information about visas and residency in Japan. An explanation of procedures, necessary documentation, requirements and permitted activities can be found in detail below.

Insurance

When foreigners establish sole proprietorships and corporations in Japan, public insurance is required for their dependents, and employees. Be sure to be acquainted with the Japanese system: who has to be covered, what are the procedures, etc.

Investment

Japan offers many lucrative business opportunities for potential European investors thanks in part to its large and wealthy consumer market, its position as the world’s third largest economy and its strong innovation capacity.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Invest