The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) is the economic development agency of the Japanese government. JETRO promotes mutual trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world. Utilizing our network of more than 70 overseas offices and 48 in Japan, JETRO carries out a range of activities, including: facilitating foreign direct investment into Japan; helping Japan's small and medium-size firms maximize their export potential; and promoting Japanese products abroad.
In the life science sector, JETRO provides market information and consulting to Japanese companies interested in entering foregin markets and to foreign companies interested in expanding into Japan. JETRO also coordinates periodic business matching opportunities at conferences and trade shows around the world.