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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Current market

Governments require a vast array of goods and services, to perform their duties, which makes it difficult to give a specific indication for specific products.  Foreign companies are currently primari...

Statistics

There are just a few comprehensive statistics available about public procurement in Japan, to obtain a good overview about how and where Japanese government institutions spend their money.  Although ...

Legal framework

The framework of laws, ordinances and regulations regulating Government Procurement is one of high complexity, involving dozens of legal texts.  Procurement by national entities is subject to the Acc...

EU-Japan Centre News

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To introduce European SMEs to the wide range of tender opportunities in Japan, JTTP Helpdesk...
The latest issue of the EU-Japan Centre's quarterly newsletter is available on https://www.eu-japan...
The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is recruiting a Coordinator for Training Programmes...

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...
Japan
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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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...
The Country-of-Origin Effect in Japan (MINERVA Fellowship) By Paul Van der Plas in the framework of the...