Release of Japan Patent Office Annual Report 2022

The Japan Patent Office (JPO) has compiled trends surrounding intellectual property (IP) at home and abroad, as well as its own initiatives into the Japan Patent Office Annual Report 2022, with the

Webinars & Expert Reports about Japan

Lately, the EU-Japan Centre conducted a series of webinars, covering many sectors and topics, to support EU companies doing business with Japan. Did you miss one?

Report: The Beer market in Japan

What are the key domestic players and the latest trends in the dynamic Japanese beer market? What are the opportunities for innovative or traditional EU craft-style beer manufacturers?

Report: How to Draft a Distribution Agreement and Agency Agreement with Japanese Partners

This report provides with the appropriate tools to choose between an Agency or a Distribution Agreement when doing business with a Japanese partner. It also provides the specific terminology (kanji) to distinguish between Distributor and Agency.

Report: FDI Incentives by Prefecture 2022

This report will provide you with a concise summary of FDI incentives in Japan organised by prefecture. It will assist you in determining which of Japan's prefectures are more suitable for your business.

Report: How to Export to Japan (Food Sector) - Quick Guide 2022

This guide aims to provide a brief overview on regulation aspects to consider when exporting foods to Japan.

Report: eCommerce in Japan - "How it works" Guidelines

This report focuses on the main platforms of e-commerce in Japan which are Amazon Japan, Rakuten Ichiba and Shopify. It presents the information necessary to do business on those platforms, the procedure, and the logistics.

Report: Cluster Mapping in Japan 2022

Following mapping attempts in 2013 and 2016, the EU-Japan Centre proceeded with a new screening online in order to identify new clusters and better assess already existing ones lastly identified in 2016.

Report: Coffee, Tea and Soft Drinks Market in Japan

The report is targeting EU-based small- and mid-sized companies (SMEs) that are producing coffee, tea and soft drinks and are seeking to enter the Japanese market or those aiming at strengthening their current positions in Japan.

Report: Japan's Home Fashion & Furniture Market

Japan has a flourishing home decoration market which is one of the best in the world. Japanese demand for well-designed, high-quality and innovative furniture and home fashion brands from EU firms is very strong.

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Japan
01/09/2022 - 31/08/2023
  Check our 'Vulcanus in Japan' mobility action in this video including views from a participant - Everything you want to know in 5 min about our 'Vulcanus in Japan' programme ! Testimonials FROM…
Europe
29/09/2022 - 30/09/2022
The EU-Japan Centre is re-starting its in-depth site "Lean in Europe" visits to European plants to discuss best practice and facilitate the sharing of ideas and networking. The…

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Report: The Beer market in Japan Expert: Renata Piazza  Publication…
Case study - SOCKSSS  SOCKSSS is a young Swedish company founded in…
Japanese Industry and Policy News August 2022Topics covered on the August issue:  Legislation…