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Useful Links

Links to Japanese Market Information

■Reports & General■
Japan Country Commercial Guide
: Market conditions, opportunities, regulations, and business customs prepared by trade and industry experts at U.S. Embassy
Top Markets
: A Market Assessment Tool for U.S. Exporters
FOREIGNASSISTANCE.gov
: A new tool that empowers ForeignAssistance.gov users to create custom visualizations with U.S. foreign assistance data
CIA World Factbook
: The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.
JETRO
: Japan External Trade Organization website provides with useful business information including JETRO market reports.
Invest Japan Business Support Center (IBSC)

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government
supports for Foreign Companies and Residents
Tokyo One-Stop Business Establishment Center
offers one-stop consulation service to support business expansion in Tokyo for foreign companies.
Business Development Center Tokyo
offers a total support package that covers all aspects from business through to lifestyle issue.
X-HUB Tokyo
: place to accelerate the growth and support of the startup companies in Tokyo.
Asian Technology Information Program in Japan (ATIP)
provides information on technology developments in Asia.
Japan Chemical e-data Search
:Search for your partner by chemical (with CAS#), directory of synthesize technology and service (syntheses, separation, purification, preparative isolation, processing, analysis and testing), the facility such as rectors and distillation columns and chemicals applications as well as the variety of keywords. 

■Statistics■
Japanese Statistical Information
by Japan Statistics Bureau & the Director-General for Policy Planning (Statistical Standards)
Japan Tariff Association
provides "Customs Tariff Schedule of Japan" and trade statistics for members.

■Companies■
Business-Yellowpages
– Search for a business by category in the Japan Yellow Pages
Japan Yalwa Directory
– Find a business in the Japan Business Yellow Book. Lookup by name, type, service, category, or location.

■Business Organizations■
ACCJ
- American Chamber of Commerce in Japan
ASOA
- American State Offices Association
Nippon Keidanren
 – Japan Business Federation
Chubu Keizai Rengokai
– Chubu Economic Federation
Kansai Keizai Rengokai
– Kansai Economic Federation
Keizai Doyukai
– Japan Association of Coporate Executives
Kansai Keizai Doyukai
- Kansai Association of Corporate Executives
The Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI)

The Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The Nagoya Chamber of Commerce Industory

The Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The Kobe Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The Fukuoka Chamber of Commerce and Industry

National Federation of Small Business Associations

Small and Medium Enterprise Information of Japan

SME Support, Japan (Organization for SME and Regional Innovation)

Tokyo SME Support Center

■Japan Customs■
Japan Customs
provides Japanese customs and tariff information.

■Japanese Law/ Legal Support ■
List of Attorneys in Japan

■Financial Support■
U.S. Export-Import Bank

Development Bank of Japan

Japan Bank for International Cooperation

Asian Development Bank

Links to Japanese Trading Database

Business Matching Database (TTPP) by JETRO

Links to Trade Shows in Japan

■Organizations■
Trade Fair in Japan
: Trade fair database offered by JETRO.

■Convention Facilities■

(Sapporo Area)
Sapporo Convention Center

Sapporo Ryūtsū Center

(Kanto Area)
Makuhari Messe

Tokyo Big Sight

Tokyo International Forum

Pacifico Yokohama

(Nagoya Area)
Nagoya Congress Center

Nagoya International Exhibition Hall (Portmesse Nagoya)

(Kansai Area)
INTEX Osaka

Osaka Conference Center

Osaka International Convention Center

Kyoto International Conference Center

(Fukuoka Area)
Fukuoka Convention Center

(Okinawa Area)
Okinawa Convention Center

Links to Procurement Information

Government Procurement Database System by JETRO

Government Procurement Information by Ministry of Foreign Affairs

NEDO (New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization)

Links to News Sources

■General■
The Japan Times

Japan Today

News On Japan

Kyodo News

The Japan News by Yomiuri Shimbun

JiJi Press

The Mainichi Newspapers

Asahi Shimbun

NHK World - Japan

Foreign Press Center, Japan

■Business News■
Nikkei Asian Review

Japan Inc

Links to U.S. & Japanese Governments

■U.S. Governments■
U.S. Embassy Tokyo, Japan

U.S. Consulate-General Sapporo

U.S. Consulate Nagoya

U.S. Consulate-General Osaka-Kobe

U.S. Consulate Fukuoka

U.S. Consulate-General Naha

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Japan

■Japanese Governments■
Web Japan

- Information on Japan across many different genres including culture, sightseeing, society, history and nature. Sponsored by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
List of Japanese Governments

Japanese Regions and Cities

The Office of INVEST
Japan provides the services to potential investors.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government
supports for foreign companies and residents
Tokyo One-Stop Business Establishment Center
offers one-stop consulation service to support business expansion in Tokyo for foreign companies.
Business Development Center Tokyo
offers a total support package that covers all aspects from business through to lifestyle issue.
Hyogo-Kobe Investment Support Center
provides comprehensive consulting and support services for establishing businesses in Hyogo-Kobe.


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