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How to find your Distributor in Japan
Written by Erich Ahorner
When you plan to enter the Japanese market, you should be well prepared.
Sounds pretty obvious. However, that doesn't prevent business people from doing the craziest things...
COVID-19 and Japan's status of economy
Written by Erich Ahorner on Jun. 11, 2020
After an initial spike in daily new cases of COVID-19 to 724 on April 12, and the announcement of a nationwide state of emergency shortly after, cases dropped to 30 daily cases end of May and have remained on a low level...
What is the best way to enter the Japanese Market?
Written by Erich Ahorner on Mar. 11, 2020
When you are confident of your market potential in Japan, the next step is to find out the best way how to get there. This article will cover some information you will need to consider when you plan your market entry strategy...
Traveling in Japan
Written by Erich Ahorner on Feb. 7, 2020
This spring I will be traveling to Japan for the first time in a while not for business purposes only, but together with my wife and our 5 year old daughter we will be visiting Tokyo, Kyoto, Hirakata, Osaka, Hiroshima and Fukuoka. We will completely depend on public transport, something nearly unimaginable when traveling to different cities in the US...
Japan is more than just Tokyo
Written by Erich Ahorner on Jan. 14, 2020
During my total of 6 years in Japan I have not only lived and worked in Tokyo but also close to Nagoya (Toyota-shi) in the prefecture of Aichi and Osaka in the region of Kansai.
The Kansai and Aichi areas of Japan alone account for 16.2% and 10% of Japan’s total GDP...
Japanese Business Etiquette
Written by Erich Ahorner on Dec. 4, 2019
I have made many mistakes when dealing with Japanese in the past 25 years. I still remember one meeting where a I was very positive we could find an agreement with our Japanese distribution partner and they even brought a new sales representative designated for our project. But we were too confident too soon...
Business Relationships In Japan
Written by Erich Ahorner on Nov. 25, 2019
The Japanese business culture can seem very formal and rather task oriented than relationship focused, but it still attaches a high degree of importance to personal relationships and these take time to establish and nurture...
Japan Market Overview
Written by Erich Ahorner on Nov. 14, 2019
With a GDP 1.3 times larger than EU's powerhouse Germany, and a GDP per capita 8 times that of China, Japan is Asia’s high-tech economy. Japan is still a lucrative market for international companies seeking to do business overseas...
Why should you do Business with Japan?
Written by Erich Ahorner on Nov. 13, 2019
Japan is the world’s third largest economy after the US and China and second largest ICT market in the world.
The Japanese market is characterized by consumers with high levels of disposable income who are drawn to premium, high-end goods and services...
©2020 Japan Business Consulting LLC


How to find your Distributor in Japan
Written by Erich Ahorner
When you plan to enter the Japanese market, you should be well prepared. Sounds pretty obvious. However, that doesn't prevent business people from doing the craziest things...
COVID-19 and Japan's status of economy
Written by Erich Ahorner on Jun. 11, 2020
After an initial spike in daily new cases of COVID-19 to 724 mid April, and the announcement of a nationwide state of emergency shortly after, cases dropped to 30 daily cases end of May and have remained on a low level...
What is the best way to enter the Japanese Market?
Written by Erich Ahorner on Mar. 11, 2020
When you are confident of your market potential in Japan, the next step is to find out the best way how to get there. This article will cover some information you will need to consider when you plan your market entry strategy...

Traveling in Japan
Written by Erich Ahorner on Feb. 7, 2020
This spring I will be traveling to Japan for the first time in a while not for business purposes only, but together with my wife and our 5 year old daughter we will be visiting Tokyo, Kyoto, Hirakata, Osaka, Hiroshima and Fukuoka. We will completely depend on public transport, something nearly unimaginable when traveling to different cities in the US...
Japan is more than just Tokyo
Written by Erich Ahorner on Jan. 14, 2020
During my total of 6 years in Japan I have not only lived and worked in Tokyo but also close to Nagoya (Toyota-shi) in the prefecture of Aichi and Osaka in the region of Kansai.
The Kansai and Aichi areas of Japan alone account for 16.2% and 10% of Japan’s total GDP...
Japanese Business Etiquette
Written by Erich Ahorner on Dec. 4, 2019
I have made many mistakes when dealing with Japanese in the past 25 years. I still remember one meeting where a I was very positive we could find an agreement with our Japanese distribution partner and they even brought a new sales representative designated for our project. But we were too confident too soon...
Business Relationships In Japan
Written by Erich Ahorner on Nov. 25, 2019
The Japanese business culture can seem very formal and rather task oriented than relationship focused, but it still attaches a high degree of importance to personal relationships and these take time to establish and nurture...
Japan Market Overview
Written by Erich Ahorner on Nov. 14, 2019
With a GDP 1.3 times larger than EU's powerhouse Germany, and a GDP per capita 8 times that of China, Japan is Asia’s high-tech economy. Japan is still a lucrative market for international companies seeking to do business overseas...
Why should you do Business with Japan?
Written by Erich Ahorner on Nov. 13, 2019
Japan is the world’s third largest economy after the US and China and second largest ICT market in the world.
The Japanese market is characterized by consumers with high levels of disposable income who are drawn to premium, high-end goods and services...
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