Japanese Business Websites

Access to Japan

Provides company information for some industries and details of procurement policies and promotion of foreign trade.

Applied Tariffs Database

European Community Website which includes import tariff information for many countries. The database may be searched by either an HS Product Code or by Keywords describing your product.

British Chamber of Commerce in Japan

Official Website of UK Government organisations in Japan

EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Co-operation

The Centre operates training programmes for EU managers in Japan, as well as in-company traineeships and language courses for students. This site provides information and a business newsletter.

European Union Executive Training Programme

The Executive Training Programme in Japan (ETP) is an 18-month management development programme for EU executives and companies committed to Japan.

The Development Bank of Japan

The Development Bank of Japan can provide loans and help for foreign investors. This Website gives you all the information you need to decide if they can help your organisation.

FIND Foreign Investment in Japan Development Corporation

FIND specialise in helping Foreign Direct Investors into the Japanese market. They provide help with strategy development and can help solve the practical problems that investors may meet.

Guidance on Investment in Japan from JETRO

The JETRO Investment in Japan site provides information on, laws and regulations, procedures and costs, regional economies, statistics and surveys.

Japan Trade Directory

Lists Japanese companies interested in importing and exporting, and summary information on each of the prefectures of Japan.

JASMEC Business Matching Database

A database of Japanese small and medium enterprises that are eager to transact business with foreign enterprises. JASMEC is a governmental organisation, operating under the Japanese Ministry of Trade and Industry (MITI). Information is provided free of charge.


Export information on Japan provided by the Japanese Trade Promotion body. Gives information on the export procedures to Japan, contact information and legislation.

Home Page

Market sector reports

Extensive list of Japanese Trade Fairs

Trade Compass Trade Forum: Trade Leads

Provides links to sites offering trade leads on the Internet, e.g. Government tenders from Japan and Hong Kong as well as British trade leads.

World Trade Centres Japan

Sector reports, and information about Japanese trade procedures.