On this page you will find beneficial information regarding foreign direct investment in / trading with Japan. If you are interested in exploring trade or investment possibilities in the country, feel free to contact the International Trade Council team. Additionally, we encourage you to engage with the official government investment agency featured on this page.
It is important to note that while the statistics presented on this page were understood to be accurate at the time of publication, they are subject to change over time. Please consult your ITC Trade Commissioner for up-to-date information.
Type of Government: Parliamentary Government with a Constitutional Monarchy
Population: 125.7 million (2021)
GDP: 4.941 trillion USD (2021)
Corporate Tax Rate: 15%
Personal Income Tax Rate: 5%
Major Imports: Crude Petroleum ($54.9B), Petroleum Gas ($40.2B), Integrated Circuits ($22.7B), Coal Briquettes ($22.2B), and Refined Petroleum ($18.1B), importing mostly from China ($168B), United States ($71.8B), Australia ($47B), Chinese Taipei ($30.2B), and South Korea ($30.1B).
Investment Agency: Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
National Chamber of Commerce: Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Customs Agency: Japan Customs