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Welcoming Government

Japan welcomes foreign businesses and professionals, strives to generate exciting opportunities for firms seeking an edge in the new global economy.

Easing visa issuance rules for foreign professionals

Japan heartily welcomes foreign professionals who come to Japan to make their dreams come true.

Rapidly increasing highly-skilled foreign professionals

Source: Ministry of Justice

Providing comprehensive and integrated support to foreign businesses looking to enter the Japanese market

Japan has made strides in simplifying administrative procedures and establishing a unified support environment for all related inquiries.

 

One stop service at Invest Japan Business Support Center

 

 

One stop service at Invest Japan Business Support Center

Streamlining administrative procedures, bolstered by consistent, pro-global business policies

The government of Japan is working toward reducing administrative costs by 20% (compared to 2017) by 2020 in areas that are considered to generate the heaviest burdens, such as business approvals and licenses and social insurance.

Pro-FDI regulatory environment

Total, 0 = open; 1 = closed, 2017 Source: OECD FDI regulatory restrictiveness index

The Voice of Success

Manufacturing Industry

“The Japanese government has been improving the operating environment. And that really enables companies like us to introduce our innovations to Japan quicker.”

Philips
Danny Risberg

Chairman, Philips Electronics Japan, Ltd.
Chairman, European Business Council Japan

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