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INVEST JAPAN Foreign Direct Investment Promotion

Message from Prime Minister Abe on Japan's attractiveness as an investment destination
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  • Make Japan the world's best country to do business
  • Improve investment environment in Japan through Abenomics
  • Reform "bed-rock" regulation of fields such as energy, healthcare and agriculture
  • Reduced the corporate tax rate below the 30% mark in FY2016
  • Reform the corporate governance such as the formulation and adoption of the Corporate Governance Code
  • Revise regulation and administrative procedures from the standpoint of business operators
  • Establish "Japanese Green Card for Highly-Skilled Foreign Professionals" that can be issued the most quickly in the world
  • Japan is ranked No.1 in R&D hub and sales hub in Asia countries in the research on the investment interest in Asia countries

Foreign direct investment in Japan contributes to the strengthening of the Japanese economy's growth potential and regional revitalization through innovation generated by the fusion of domestic and overseas resources and the expansion of regional investment/creation of employment. Japan promotes foreign direct investment in Japan by being "the best country in the world in which to do business".

Topics

May 10, 2017
Committee
Council for Promotion of Foreign Direct Investment in Japan
The Council for Promotion of Foreign Direct Investment in Japan had held on May 10, 2017.
April 24, 2017
Policy
Simplification of regulations and administrative procedures
Working Group for Revising Regulations and Administrative Procedures
The Working Group for Revising Regulations and Administrative Procedures adopted the "Compilation Report" for revising regulations and administrative procedures relating to Foreign Direct Investment.
March 31, 2017
Notice
This page was renewed on March 31, 2017.
May 20, 2016
Policy
Simplification of regulations and administrative procedures
For the purpose of fundamentally simplifying regulations and administrative procedures associated with Foreign Direct Investment in Japan, the government, under the Working Group for Revising Regulations and Administrative Procedures, is discussing and will draw conclusions this spring.
April 1, 2016
Policy
Investment Advisor Assignment System
Under the system, State Ministers etc. will act as advisors to companies that have made important investments in Japan in order to prepare an environment in which these companies can easily consult with the Japanese government.
Cabinet Office, Government of JapanOffice of Foreign Direct Investment Promotion CABINET OFFICE
1-6-1 Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8914, Japan.
Tel: +81-3-5253-2111