Export, Innovate, Invest - The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service

Trade Commissioner Service - Japan

Welcome to the offices of the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service in Japan. Japan is Canada's fourth biggest export market, and sixth largest source of investment in Canada. Japan is also a leading partner for science, research and development. The Canadian Commercial program comprises 4 points of service.

Leading Opportunity Sectors

We serve Canadian clients in all sectors. Based on our knowledge of the market, the following sectors offer the greatest opportunities for Canadian companies:

Aerospace | Agriculture, Food and Beverages | Agricultural Technology and Equipment | Arts and Cultural Industries | Automotive | Business and Financial Services | Chemicals and Plastics | Cleantech | Defence and Security | Education | Forest Products | Information and Communications Technologies | Infrastructure, Building Products and Related Services | Life Sciences | Machinery & Equipment | Mining | Oceans Industries | Oil and Gas

Territory covered:

Map of Japan
Sapporo Tokyo Nagoya Kitakyushu Osaka

Tokyo: Tokyo and all prefectures and territories not covered by one of our regional offices, currently 25 out of 47 prefectures in Japan.

  1. Kanto Region (Tokyo, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Chiba, Kanagawa)
  2. Tohoku Region (Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi, Akita, Yamagata, Fukushima)
  3. Hokuriku Region (Niigata, Toyama, Ishikawa, Fukui)
  4. Chubu Region (Yamanashi, Nagano, Shizuoka)
  5. Chugoku Region (Tottori, Shimane)
  6. Shikoku Region (Kagawa, Ehime, Kochi, Tokushima)

Nagoya: Our territory of responsibility consists of the Tokai region (Aichi, Gifu and Mie prefectures) and, for certain sectors, the Kansai region (Hyogo, Kyoto, Nara, Okayama, Osaka, Shiga and Wakayama prefectures).

Kitakyushu: Our territory covers southwestern Japan including the Kyushu region (Fukuoka, Kagoshima, Kumamoto, Miyazaki, Nagasaki, Oita and Saga prefectures) and Okinawa, the Chugoku Region (Hiroshima, Okayama, Shimane, Tottori and Yamaguchi prefectures), and the Shikoku region (Ehime, Kagawa, Kochi and Tokushima prefectures).

Osaka: Kyoto, Hyogo, Nara, Shiga and Wakayama.