EU enterprises still uncommon in Japanese government procurement – Survey
A survey among 950 procurement offices of Japanese government organizations has shown that since the enactment of the EPA, participation of EU enterprises in government tenders is still uncommon.
Information on government procurement in Japan provided by EU-member states organizations

A number of embassies and trade promotion organizations of EU-Member states also provide information on public procurement in Japan. 

Training sessions


Upon request, JTPP Helpdesk provides training sessions on aspects of Japanese government procurement to business developers at EU SMEs, staff at trade promotion organisations and others who wish to pursue opportunities in the government procurement market. 

Training sessions are usually tailored-made and delivered both online or offline. On this page we provide recordings of online training sessions, previously offered by JTPP Helpdesk.

Japan to introduce Digital Marketplace for IT government procurement in FY2024


Japan's Public Sector Tender Digest Week 53-1 (December 27 until 30, 2022)


Japan's Public Sector Tender Digest Week 52 (December 2026, 2022)


Digital Agency goes for more transparency in IT-government procurement
news (June 22, 2022)

The Digital Agency (DA)

EU and Japan should build on strong partnership and strengthen cooperation
On 4 May, BusinessEurope sent a letter to the European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen sharing its priorities ahead of the EU-Japan Summit. The letter highlights the strong partnership between the EU and Japan with the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) as the bedrock of the economic relationship.
Japanese government announces results for first large-scale offshore windpark auctions


Webinar 178: Digital Taxation in Japan: Alert for E-service Companies
This webinar will cover whether foreign enterprises that provide online services/products to Japanese consumers are liable for Japanese taxes as well as some tips that will help them reduce the tax risk.

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