Netherlands Missions, Japan


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Search for products and companies

Holland Exports
(contains about 30.000 Dutch companies with international relations)
(search engine for finding Dutch exporting companies)
(one of the largest private export and import organizations in the Netherlands )
Yellow Pages (in Dutch)
(search engine for finding companies)

Governmental Institutions

Ministry of Economic Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management
Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning and Environment (in Dutch only)
Ministry of Finance
Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport
Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment


Economy & Statistics

Statistics Netherlands
Netherlands Economic Institute
Chambers of Commerce in the Netherlands
The Central Bank
Euronext cross-border Exchange
Taxation in the Netherlands


Trade & Industry

Centre for promotion of imports from developing countries (CBI)
Chamber of Commerce
Corporate information
(profiles of companies world wide)
Federation for Dutch Export (FENEDEX)
(information for Netherlands companies)
Holland Exports
(B2B and general information)
Holland Trade
(information on Dutch trade initiatives, export and economy)
IMF about the Netherlands
Netherlands Economic Institute (NEI)
(economic research and consultancy)
Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency
(your guide to the Netherlands)
OECD on the Netherlands
(Public management information)
Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands (SER)
(advisory body of the Netherlands government)
Statistics Netherlands (CBS)
(valuable facts and figures)
The Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (CPB)
(provides independent forecasts and analyses)
The Netherlands Competition Authority (NMa)
(assesses mergers and acquisitions and enforces the prohibition on cartels and abuse of a dominant market position
The Netherlands Industrial Property Office (NIPO)
(enforces patent laws)
(US website containing general and sector-specific information about the Netherlands)
Yellow Pages


Trade Associations

Association of Dutch Maritime Industries
(information about the activities of the Holland Marine Equipment Association)
Holland Maritime Technology  
(A network of shipyards, suppliers and service providers in maritime industry)
Association of Dutch suppliers in the oil and gas industry
(organization with 300 member companies)
(NIABA - biotechnology association with 55 member companies)
Dutch Chemical Industry
(information on this industrial sector)
(unites over 450 companies in the Dutch IT, Telecom, Office and Internet Market in the Netherlands)
Flower trade in the Netherlands
(information about companies and useful facts and figures)
Holland Film
(official marketing & promoting agency for Dutch Cinema)
Netherlands Airport Technology group (NAT)
(offers a comprehensive range of products and services for integrated airport systems)
Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO)
(applies scientific knowledge with the aim of strengthening the innovative power of industry and government)
Netherlands' Shipbuilding Industry Association (VNSI)
(represents the interests of the Dutch shipbuilding and ship-repair industry)
The dredging industry
(Central Dredging Association - an independent society promoting the development and exchange of professional knowledge in all fields concerned with dredging)
The offshore gas and oil industry
(containing information on the Netherlands and its off-shore industry and governmental and quasi-governmental organizations in the field)



Port of Amsterdam
(information on shipping, business opportunities and port authorities)
Port of Rotterdam
(information on companies, business, transportation, port authorities, etc
Schiphol Airport
(information on transportation, distribution, business opportunities, airport info)

Exhibition centres and fairs

Choose Holland for your convention - Netherlands Convention Bureau
(website on international meetings, congresses, conventions and exhibitions in the Netherlands and opportunities for organizing such events in the Netherlands)
Jaarbeurs Utrecht
(major convention center for the organization of events in the fields of business, communication and entertainment)
MECC Maastricht
(Maastricht Exhibition and Congress Center is a modern organization that organizes and provides accommodation for fairs, conferences and major cultural and sporting events)
RAI Amsterdam
(a major convention center in Amsterdam)


Search for products and companies

Japan Machine Tool Importers' Association

(Inquiry for exports of various machinery to Japan)

Governmental Institutions

Cabinet Office
(information on Japan's economic and fiscal policy, science and technology policy and other major national policies)
Financial Services Agency
Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC)
Japan Post
(information on postal service, postal savings and postal life insurance)
(official website of the Prime Minister and his Cabinet)
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Agency of Natural Resources and Energy
(overview of Japanese energy distribution and developments in the energy resources market)
Japan Patent Office
(overview of rights, Right Obtainment Procedures, etc.)
Small and Medium Enterprise Agency
(useful information on SMEs in Japan)
Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry
(research, analysis and policy studies from mid- and long-term strategic perspectives)
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP)
Ministry of the Environment
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Finance
Ministry of Finance (Mint Bureau)
(information on production of coins, anti-counterfeiting operations, distribution procedures, etc)
National Tax Administration
(information on the Japanese tax system including an income tax guide for foreigners)
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
Statistics Bureau & Statistics Center
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
Geographical Survey Institute
(a national survey and mapping organisation)


Semi-Governmental Organizations:

Bank of Japan
Development Bank of Japan
(DBJ provides long-term financing and other policy-based schemes to qualified projects as a supplement and inducement to the lending and other services provided by ordinary financial institutions.)
Institute of Developing Economies
(IDE-JETRO is a research institute that conducts basic and comprehensive studies on economic, political and social issues of developing economies and regions.)
Japan Bank for International Cooperation
(JBIC undertakes lendings and other operations for the promotion of Japanese exports, imports and economic activities overseas; for the stability of international financial order; and for economic and social development as well as economic stability in the developing countries, thereby contributing to the sound development of the Japanese economy as well as international economy)
Japan Environmental Safety Corporation
(JESCO conducts the PCB waste treatment programs; provides environment preservation information or technological knowledge; and conducts other programs on the basis of the Japan Environmental Safety Corporation Law.)
Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
(JETRO is an organisation that can be very useful for companies wanting to enter the Japanese market. JETRO, inter alia , promotes foreign direct investment in Japan, including greater inflows of capital, technologies, know-how and intellectual assets in order to stimulate the Japanese economy.)
Japan Foundation
(promotes intercultural exchange in a variety of fields)
Japan Institute for Labour Policy and Training
(provides information on the Japanese labour market and labour situation)
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
( JICA is an organisation promoting international cooperation through the sharing of knowledge and experience with developing countries. JICA is the implementing organisation for the technical aspects of Japan's ODA program.)
Japan National Tourist Organization (JNTO) (organisation for the promotion of tourism)
Japan Science and Technology Corporation (JST)
(agency promoting development of new technologies and new industries and the dissemination of scientific and technological information)
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
(an independent administrative institution for the advancement of natural and social sciences)
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
(NEDO's activities include the development and promotion of new energy and energy conservation technologies, management of industrial technology research and the promotion of international cooperation involving joint R&D and information exchange.)
Japan Finance Corporation
(NLFC) is a government financial institution providing various kinds of business loans to SMEs and to individuals in the form of consumer loans.)


Economy & Statistics

Statistics Bureau & Statistics Center(Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications)
Economic and Social Research Institute (Cabinet Office)
Japan Information Network


Trade & Industry

European Business Community
(The EBC is the trade policy arm of the 18 €pean National Chamber of Commerce and Business Associations in Japan. The EBC has been working to improve the trade and investment environment for European companies in Japan since 1972.)
World Trade Center Tokyo, inc.
(WTC services include: providing trade information, welcoming trade missions, offering translation services, providing meeting and exhibition facilities and organizing trade seminars)
Manufactured Imports Promotion Organisation
(MIPRO) (MIPRO actively promotes import and organizes exhibitions, provides information services and conducts import sales)
Netherlands Chamber of Commerce in Japan
(The NCCJ assembles and represents the interests and experiences of member companies (primarily Dutch and Japanese companies) by actively performing a variety of functions including information supply and business support.)
Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry
(can assist companies that want to enter the Japanese market)
Japan Small and Medium Enterprise Agency
(provides strong backup to SMEs in their efforts to start up new businesses or open up new markets)


Exhibition centres

International Convention Complex (Makuhari Messe)
Tokyo Big Sight
Pacifico Yokohama