Japan External Trade Organization

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Japan External Trade Organization

Also called JETRO. A government agency in Japan that promotes Japanese exports. It maintains offices in dozens of countries for this purpose. It also provides market research and other information for foreign companies considering investing in Japan. It was established in 1951.
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Yoshinori Muto celebrates his goal with Jetro Willems and left, the dugout look dejected after the game
JETRO called on the cabinet and the ministry of trade and industry to intervene to provide additional incentives and create a competitive environment in light of the large investments made by the Japanese side in the local assembly and manufacture of cars.
For instance, last year, the total number of Japanese companies in Bangladesh was 278 and in 2017 the number of private companies operating in Bangladesh was 260, the JETRO also said.
According to JETRO Manila Executive Director Takahashi Ishihara, the Healthy Lifestyle Exhibition is the organization's attempt to bring more Japanese health and lifestyle brands closer to the public.
Ishige briefed the PM's Advisor about the activities of JETRO relating to promotion of external trade.
JETRO's core focus in the twenty-first century has shifted towards promoting foreign direct investment into Japan and helping small to medium size Japanese firms maximize their global export potential.
In a series of events attending the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2019 in Davos, Switzerland, the Minister of Industry had a meeting with Jetro Chairman Hiroyuki Ishige.
According to the Jetro survey, the number of Japanese firms that will expand business this year declined to 52 percent from 63 percent last year, as those who opted to hold on to their capital and refrain from expanding grew to 46 percent from 35 percent.
The new development is in line with the overarching mandate of Jetro to facilitate and foster business between Japan and the rest of the world and follows the April signing of a joint statement on deepening and strengthening strategic partnerships by both Japan and the UAE, it said.
The representatives of JETRO and MUFG also made detailed presentations about the positive trends in Pakistan's economy focusing on the economic fundamentals, its upward growth trajectory, attractive investment opportunities, an overview of the financial and capital markets, infrastructural development and positive future trends.
Masami Ando, Managing Director - Dubai and MENA, Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO)