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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 585 significant fairs and trade shows taking place in Japan. To go further, check out our database.
Upcoming Trade Shows
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Textiles, ready-to-wear - Fashion, ready to wear - Shoe - Hosiery, lingerie, underwear
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Machine tools, agricultural machinery - Robotics - Electricity, electronics - Electrical equipment - Electronic equipment and components - Embedded systems - Technique and technology - Engineering
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Agriculture, livestock, fisheries, forestry - Agriculture
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Ministry, consulate, embassy - Territorial administration - Construction, real estate, architecture and urban planning - Architecture - Land planning, urban planning - Construction, public works - Masonry, carpentry, pipework - Waterproofing, roofing, plumbing, carpentry - Painting, door and window frames, wall and floor coverings - Electrical installations - Heating, air conditioning, ventilation - Sanitary equipment, kitchen, swimming pool - Real estate - Maintenance - Cleaning, surveillance, protection
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Heating, air conditioning, ventilation - Industrial cooling, thermal processes - Chemistry, pharmacy - Chemicals, pharmacy and derived products: unspecified - Chemicals - Plastics, rubber - Hygiene, perfumes, cosmetics - Pharmaceutical industry: products, laboratories
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Horticulture, forestry, forest - Horticulture - Furnishings - Household equipment - Home and garden services - Home services - Gardens, parks
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Electrical equipment - Maintenance - Engineering
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Mechanical, precision - Mechanical, precision: unspecified - Electrical equipment - Electronic equipment and components
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Machine tools, agricultural machinery - Robotics - Precision, measures, optics, watches - Electrical equipment - Electronic equipment and components - Research, innovation
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Mechanical, precision - Mechanical, precision: unspecified - Electricity, electronics - Electrical equipment - Electronic equipment and components - Embedded systems - Research, innovation - Technique and technology - Engineering
 

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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