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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In the last couple of years, the EU-Japan Centre has been co-organising half-day cross-cultural...
To introduce European SMEs to the wide range of tender opportunities in Japan, JTTP Helpdesk...
To introduce European SMEs to the wide range of tender opportunities in Japan, JTTP Helpdesk...

Events

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Europe
10/12/2019
To help raise EU industrial competitiveness, the EU-Japan Centre organises in-depth visits to European plants to discuss best practice and facilitate the sharing of ideas and networking. 28...
BMW Group Plant Berlin
10/12/2019
The Lean in Europe visit to the BMW Group Plant Berlin takes place on Tuesday, 10th December 2019. The visit will focus on "Preventing waste preventatively - do not eliminate it retrospectively" and...

Library

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EU-Japan Newsletter, Issue #68 December 2019The Centre is pleased to present to...
October 2019 Japanese Industry and Policy News Topics covered in the October issue:LEGISLATION...
Report: The Japanese Model for a Bioeconomy To get the access to this report, please ...