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: 125.124 million (2022)
GDP: 4.26 trillion USD (2022)
Corporate Tax Rate: 15%
Personal Income Tax Rate: 5%
Major Exports: Cars ($89B), Machinery Having Individual Functions ($38.5B), Integrated Circuits ($36.9B), Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) ($30.6B), and Refined Petroleum ($14.5B), exporting mostly to United States ($137B), China ($135B), South Korea ($50.8B), Chinese Taipei ($50.1B), and Thailand ($30.8B).
Major Imports: Crude Petroleum ($86.7B), Petroleum Gas ($64.2B), Coal Briquettes ($53.7B), Integrated Circuits ($28.9B), and Broadcasting Equipment ($20.3B), importing mostly from China ($178B), Australia ($80.1B), United States ($79.5B), United Arab Emirates ($40.9B), and Saudi Arabia ($36.5B).