Explanatory meetings

In case of the procurement of complex goods or services, the procuring entity will organize an explanatory meeting, usually within days after the invitation to tender.  Please note that the informati...

The tender notice explained

For foreign suppliers with no Japanese language capabilities, the English language summary of the tender notice is the first source of information to decide whether there is a business case to tender ...

Procurement info mailing lists

A number of national government organisations have established mailing list services to announce their calls for tender.  The mailing lists are almost exclusively in Japanese. Listed below are links ...

Early announcement of tenders

Early announcement of tenders is one of the voluntary measures taken by the Japanese government to facilitate access for foreign companies in the Japanese public procurement market.  As early as poss...

Kankouju: ‘Public Agency Orders’ Tenders reserved for SMEs

Kankouju or ‘Public Agency Orders’ relates to the budget of public procurement spending reserved specifically for SMEs.  This earmarked budget is regulated by the Act on Ensuring Receipt of Order...

Tender notice portals

  English language portals Japanese language portals Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)...

Government Procurement - Twitter feed

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Tax treaties

Main points Tax treaties will modify the scope of exposure to Japanese taxes for a foreign company Many tax exemptions may apply to a foreign company In order to benefit from tax exemptions, the compa...

Taxable presence

Under Japanese Tax Law, Japanese companies are taxed on their worldwide income, while foreign companies are taxed only on the income earned from their activities in Japan. A Japanese company is define...

EU-Japan Centre News

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The Centre is inviting applications for a 6 months in-house fellowship scheme in Japan, targeting...
The EU-Japan Centre is currently calling for expert report proposals for its "About Japan"...
To introduce European SMEs to the wide range of tender opportunities in Japan, JTTP Helpdesk...

Events

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01/09/2019
Vulcanus in Japan student internship programme Are you a company in Japan willing to host a European trainee? This programme is for you! “Vulcanus in Japan” is a 1-year internship programme for...
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01/09/2019
Testimonials FROM former participants Ms Gizem Cicek (TR) Trainee at Hitachi Research Lab – VinJ 2016/2017 "Can you imagine yourself feeling so lucky all the time? I couldn’t, until I got a chance...

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July 2019 Japanese Industry and Policy News Topics covered in the July issue:LEGISLATION AND...
June 2019 Japanese Industry and Policy News Topics covered in the June issue:LEGISLATION AND...
May 2019 Japanese Industry and Policy News Topics covered in the May issue:LEGISLATION AND...