Export to Japan

Heathrow's World of Opportunity programme encourages new market entrant from Scotland to Japan

Aug. 23, 2018

Scottish SME set to enter the Japanese market For the second year, Heathrow has partnered with the Department for International Trade ‘Exporting is GREAT Campaign’ to fund 20 SME’s exporting ambitions, though the World of Opportunity Programme​. Winning SME’s are to be awarded a total of £40,000 to support international trade missions and foreign market ... Read more

Joining the World of E-Commerce with Export To Japan

March 12, 2018

Export to Japan will be offering a free webinar on infiltrating Rakuten, the largest market of e-Commerce in Japan Thursday March 29 17:00 Japan time and 9:00 AM UK time. Guest speaker Katsuhiko Kayama, International Merchant Developer, who assists online sellers with Rakuten will be there to provide tips for curious entrepreneurs. Japan serves as the ... Read more

BCCJ President and UK Ambassador discuss Chamber - video

Jan. 13, 2015

BCCJ President David Bickle explains more about the BCCJ and how it can help boost business opportunities in a new video. David discusses the Chamber's role and activities with UK Ambassador to Japan Tim Hitchens. You can watch the video on the Export to Japan website, of which the BCCJ is a strategic partner, HERE Read more

Free webinar on Japanese consumer behaviour

Aug. 21, 2014

Export to Japan is to host a webinar aimed at helping UK firms to better understand Japanese consumers. Japanese consumers are unique and taking time to understand what makes them tick is crucial to the success of products in this huge and lucrative market.   The webinar, which takes place on 3rd September at 10am UK time, will cover ... Read more

Webinar on Japan's smartphone content market

July 16, 2014

Did you know that the Japanese spend more money than any other country in the world on downloading Smartphone content? The Japanese mobile content market has changed dramatically since the introduction of Smartphones to the market, with Japanese consumers spending more money than any other country in the world on downloading Smartphone content. Monument Valley, which was the ... Read more

Video on Japan's food & drink market

April 24, 2014

A webinar on Japan's food and drink market recorded by experts at the British Embassy Tokyo is now online. It covers the diverse opportunities the Japanese market offers and advice from the experts on how to enter or expand. This webinar is aimed at any UK company doing business in the food & drink industry with an interest ... Read more

JETs: Japan's Secret Ninjas

April 2, 2014

Japan and the UK should be making better use of "secret ninjas" - former JET Programme particpants - in order to boost economic relations, says the chair of JETAA UK. Sarah Parsons, who runs the alumni association for British participants of the JET Programme, has written a blog explaining why JET teachers could have an attractive offer for UK companies ... Read more

Video: Business Communications in Japan

March 17, 2014

The lastest video from the Export to Japan website explains how to improve your business communications in Japan. Mark Smith, Head of Media & Communication at the British Embassy Tokyo, and Tim Hitchens, British Ambassador to Japan, discuss what information is useful to Japanese consumers and how to deliver an effective message. It also covers marketing via social media ... Read more

English Language Education (ELT) in Japan: Free Webinar

Feb. 5, 2014

UK Trade & Investment, based at the British Embassy Tokyo, will host a free webinar next month to help UK firms interested in Japan's English teaching industry. Tokyo's hosting of the 2020 Olympic & Paralympic Games, calls for developing more "global talent" within Japanese companies, and the introduction of compulsory English for primary school aged children all present ... Read more

New video gives firms an insight into Abenomics

Feb. 4, 2014

Businesses can get a deeper understanding of big changes happening in the Japanese economy as a result of the current Abe government and its strong economic initiatives. Tim Hitchens, British Ambassador to Japan, and Ken O'Flaherty, Head of Prosperity Department at the British Embassy Tokyo, discuss Abenomics in a new video available on the Export to Japan ... Read more