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The industrial profile of Japan

Type of Production
The industrial sector constitutes approximately 29% of GDP and manufacturing employs nearly 24% of the workforce. Japan has traditionally been a world leader with its automated production processes. On the whole, the industry has benefited from innovative technology- including the chemical, aircraft and software sectors. Japan ranks among the world's largest and most technologically advanced producers of electronic equipment, machine tools, steel and nonferrous metals, ships, chemicals, textiles and processed foods. The production value of the food industry ranked third among manufacturing industries (after electric and transport machinery).
Professional Associations by Sector
110 professional associations listed for Japan.
Marketplaces incorporated in the country
Ekuipp
JETRO TTPP
Rakuten
Marketplaces present on the continent
AsiaTradeHub
CargoSmart
EquipNet
Komachine
SalvageSale
ShipServ
SurplusGLOBAL
Taobao
Thaitrade
The Broker Forum
Trade Shows Database
Our database contains 557 significant fairs and trade shows taking place in Japan. To go further, check out our database.
Upcoming Trade Shows
March 1st, 2024
Natural resource management, ecology - Pollution - Urban and industrial waste - Water treatment - Energy - Oil - Gas - Electric energy - Renewable energy - Recycling - Hydrogen
March 1st, 2024
Hygiene, perfumes, cosmetics - Pharmacies, analysis laboratories - Research, innovation - Technique and technology - Natural sciences
March 1st, 2024
Dance - Music, opera - Theatre - Audio-visual, Multimedia - Audio-visual, sound, video - Cinema - Radio, television - Textiles, ready-to-wear - Textile, fur, accessories - Fashion, ready to wear - Shoe - Leather, leather goods - Hosiery, lingerie, underwear - Press, journalism - Specialised information, business alerts
March 1st, 2024
Natural resource management, ecology - Pollution - Urban and industrial waste - Water treatment - Energy - Renewable energy - Recycling
March 5th, 2024
Viticulture - Food industry - Food industry: unspecified - Alcoholic drinks - Non-alcoholic drinks - Bakery, pastry, confectionery - Cereals, spices, tobacco - Fruits and vegetables - Dry groceries, packaged goods - Dairy products - Fish and seafood - Meat and poultry - Wines, spirits - Products and services for weddings - Hotels, accommodation - Restaurants, home deliveries - Cafes, bars, nightclubs
March 6th, 2024
Chemistry, pharmacy - Chemicals, pharmacy and derived products: unspecified - Chemicals - Plastics, rubber - Hygiene, perfumes, cosmetics - Pharmaceutical industry: products, laboratories - Pharmacies, analysis laboratories
March 8th, 2024
Territorial administration - Dance - Land planning, urban planning - Textiles, ready-to-wear - Textile, fur, accessories - Fashion, ready to wear - Shoe - Leather, leather goods - Hosiery, lingerie, underwear - Sports and recreation - Hunting, fishing - Water sports, mountain - Team sports - Outdoor sports - Equestrian sports - Motorsports - Individual sports - Amusement parks, fairgrounds - Gardens, parks - Hotels, accommodation - Restaurants, home deliveries - Cafes, bars, nightclubs - Travel, exhibitions, incentives - Monuments, tourist attractions - Camping, resorts
March 13th, 2024
Handicraft - Communication - Marketing - Advertising - Sponsorship - Incentive - Toys, games, gifts - Commercial property, patents, trademarks - Monuments, tourist attractions - e-commerce
March 13th, 2024
Hygiene, perfumes, cosmetics - Precision, measures, optics, watches - Maintenance - Health, medicine - Medical professions - Pharmacies, analysis laboratories - Research, innovation - Technique and technology - Earth sciences - Natural sciences - Sciences - Engineering
March 13th, 2024
Services and business consulting
 

Type of Manufacturers

Subcontractors
The labor cost in Japan is too high to allow the country to be competitive for this type of business relation. Nevertheless in some high technological segments, one may find some competitive subcontractors.

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Identify a supplier in Japan

Business Directories

Multi-sector Directories
2FindLocal Japan - Japanese business directory
All.biz - Japan - Directory of companies in Japan
Biz Pages Japan - Business directory for Japan
BizExposed Japan - Business directory for Japan
Bloombiz Japan - Business directory for Japan
City By App Japan - Business directory for Japan
Colist Japan - Business directory for Japan
Cybo Japan - Business directory for Japan
eBizFinder - Directory of both Japanese and overseas trading companies
Expat.com - Japan business directory
 

To search directories by industry in Japan, check out our service Business directories.

 

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Marketplaces

Marketplaces incorporated in the country
Ekuipp
JETRO TTPP
Rakuten
Marketplaces present on the continent
AsiaTradeHub
CargoSmart
EquipNet
Komachine
SalvageSale
ShipServ
SurplusGLOBAL
Taobao
Thaitrade
The Broker Forum
 

To go further, check out our service Online marketplaces.

 

Other Useful Resources

Trade Agencies and Their Representations Abroad
Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industries
The representations of the JETRO around the world
Contact the Cámara de Comercio de Japón en España.
Contact Your Commercial Representations in Japan
Contact the Spanish Embassy.
Fairs and Trade Shows
The Tokyo Motor Show
International Jewellery Tokyo (IJT)
Internepcon Japan, major trade show in the world for electronics manufacturing
Trade shows in Japan
 

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