Home Building Boom in Osaka

Right now with the damage in northern Japan and the relocation of many businesses and people, Japan is seeing … 続きを読む

Osaka Business Seminar on 6/13

On Monday, June 13th the city of Osaka with cooperation from IBPC, O-BIC, and JETRO, will host a seminar title … 続きを読む

The National Tax Agency Announces e-Tax Usage Results for the 2010 Tax Year

Recently Japan’s National Tax Agency announced the 2010 usage rates for the electronic tax filing system … 続きを読む

Tax Treaties to Avoid Double Taxation Approved

A new tax treaty between Japan & Netherlands and a revision between Japan & Switzerland’s tax … 続きを読む

China’s plan will increase tourism in Japan

According to a recent report by Nikkei Newspaper, the Chinese government is preparing to remove the current ba … 続きを読む

New Site Opens for Bio & Medical Device Information

The Kansai Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry recently opened a new portal site that will disseminate the l … 続きを読む

METI approves 10 billion yen for foreign companies

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) recently approved five foreign companies to receive subsidi … 続きを読む

Department store competition heats up

On May 4 JR Osaka Isetan Mitsukoshi opened its doors for business. It is the first Isetan department store in … 続きを読む

Status update on 2011 Japanese Tax Reform Bill

Consideration for the 2011 Tax Reform Bill has currently been put on hold in the Lower House for the time bein … 続きを読む

Current tourism situation in Japan

Currently because of the effects of the earthquake and tsunami in eastern Japan, tourism from overseas visitor … 続きを読む