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Research Guides

Japan: Economic & Country Profiles

The following sources provide overviews of Japan in English. Some are more general country profiles aimed at the traveller while others provide extensive business and economic information. In each of the sources choose Japan from the list of countries. For additional sources providing country information see the International Business guide.

Statistical Data

These sites provide more comprehensive economic and trade data, some are specific to Japan while others provide information on a wide range of countries including Japan. For additional sources providing economic and trade data see the International Business guide.

Researching Business & Economics

This page provides some starting points for researching Japanese business and economics plus provides links to sites and organizations providing more in-depth data and analysis. To find articles and reports on topics related to Japanese business and economics use the following databases. 

Organizations