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Узнать о Японии

Успех в международной торговле зависит не только от вас и ваших клиентов. Изучите деловую информацию о странах, с которыми работаете, ознакомьтесь с различными бизнес-практиками, культурами, обычаями и экономикой.

At a Glance

Japan’s 145,902 square miles (377,864 square kilometers) are home to 126.5 million people (2011 estimate), though in 2005, this crowded nation entered a negative population growth trend. Its workforce of 65.7 million (2010 estimate) is occupied primarily in services (68%), followed by industry and commerce (28%) and agriculture (4%). Japan achieved an industrial production growth rate of 15.5% in 2010.

Financial Facts:
  • Estimated GDP (2010) of US$4.31 trillion or US$34,000 per capita
  • GDP grew 3.9% from 2009-2010
  • Services account for 75.9% of GDP
  • Industry generates 23% of GDP. The country is among world's largest and most technologically advanced producers of motor vehicles, electronic equipment, machine tools, steel and nonferrous metals, ships, chemicals, textiles, and processed foods.
  • Agriculture generates 1.1% of GDP

In evaluating your company’s prospects in this highly globalized market, you may want to consider this assessment of Japan by the U.S. State Department: Its economy is highly efficient and competitive in areas linked to international trade, but productivity is far lower in protected areas, such as agriculture, distribution, and services.

Perhaps you’re interested in establishing a partnership with one of the country’s exporters. You may be considering joint ventures with Japanese companies, franchise or licensing opportunities or sales of your products and services in Japan. Whatever your interests and needs, the resources provided in this section will lead you to information that can support your entry into this busy global market.

To further strengthen its active participation in the global economy, Japan has developed a wealth of online resources available to trade partners in countries throughout the world. The materials listed in this section are designed to help you stay up to date regarding developments in trade regulations and procedures and the latest business news so you can optimize your potential in this prosperous market.