September 16

2021

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 ri...

Main tax reforms for FY 2021

It may come to no surprise that Japan's tax policies for FY2021 are influenced by the COVID-19 pandemic, which had a severe social and economic impact. This year also marks the first tax reforms unde...

Ruling coalition’s tax reform for FY 2021 announced: Fiscal support for digital transformation and environment

Japan’s ruling coalition’s tax reform plan for fiscal year 2021, the first under PM Suga, lays focus on supporting digital transformation (DX) and environmental measures.   Language English ...

November 24

2020

Webinar 161: Consumption tax in Japan – 2020 overview

24-11-20 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CET When do I have to pay Consumption Tax when I do business with Japan? What you will learn during this webinar? Language English ...

Government Procurement - Questions & Answers

Question Where can I find information about public procurement calls for tender? Answer The Japanese government publishes calls for tender in English at a limited number of sites.  JETRO (Japan Ex...

Challenging systems

In line with the WTO agreement on public procurement Japan has established  a complaints system, called CHANS. In practice, this system is seldom used since its establishment in 1996.  At the region...

Electronic bidding

Electronic bidding systems are rapidly becoming the norm in Japan, with many government organisations setting up designated portals to conduct all tender procedures online. The national government has...

Tender evaluation

The overall majority of tenders in Japan are evaluated on one criterion: - lowest price. The reasoning behind this is that all suppliers participating are deemed to possess the ability and skills to m...

Tender submission and contracting

Submission and opening of tenders Once all documents for the tender have been prepared, they must be sealed and submitted at the location specified in the tender notice and/or tender documentation....

Licenses

In general, there is little English information made available on licenses and permissions in Japan.  In particular, if a company is active in sectors such as construction or the medical sector, lice...

EU-Japan Centre News

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07/09/2021
This webinar targets European companies seeking to put, administratively, everything in place before exporting to Japan.
14/09/2021
This webinar presents a series of tools and techniques for perfecting ways of navigating virtual communication and interaction with Japanese partners. At any stage in a business relationship and whatever the precise business format both European and Japanese companies will benefit from those insights into Japanese strategic and tactical thinking.

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Japanese Industry and policy News June - July 2021 JAPANESE INDUSTRY AND POLICY NEWSJune - July,...
Energy Transition Agencies | Fukushima X North Rhine-Westphalia THe Prefecture OF FUkushima and The Region of...
Report: Semiconductor market in Japan Expert: Łukasz FyderekPublication date: June...
Report: Frozen Food Market in Japan (incl. Ice Cream) Expert: Maths LundinPublication date: June 2021To...