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U.S. Commercial Service in Japan
Site developed by U.S. Department of Commerce's Commercial Service with a market overview of Japan for U.S. companies. Services include providing counsel on market opportunities, overview of doing business in Japan, assistance in locating agents/distributors, industry information, and conduction of market research.
Doing Business in Japan
This page summarizes the World Bank's Doing Business 2019 data for Japan. The first table lists the overall "Ease of Doing Business" rank (out of 190 economies) and the rankings by each topic. The rest of the tables summarize the key indicators for each topic and benchmark against regional and high-income economy (OECD) averages.
Asian Banking & Finance
Features news stories pertaining to business and financial topics in Asia.
Coverage of the region's business news and guidelines for manufacturing regulations. Additional in-depth reporting on business markets and industry news in Hong Kong, Vietnam, China, India, Laos, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Phillipines, Thailand, Korea, Cambodia, and Japan.
Asia - Pacific Indexes / Bloomberg
Links to snapshots and interactive charts for specific indexes in Japan, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, India, Singapore, Vietnam, Mongolia, and others.
The Bank of Japan
The Bank of Japan is the central bank of Japan. Features up-to-date news stories concerning the bank, press releases, monetary rates, and financial publications.
Business Source Complete This link opens in a new window
Explore all aspects of business from both scholarly and non-scholarly sources (news, trade publications). This collection includes case studies, country reports, company profiles, financial data, market research reports, and SWOT analyses in addition to books, journal articles, and trade magazines. Coverage: 1886 to present. Full text.
EconLit (Economic Literature) This link opens in a new window
Search peer-reviewed journals, working papers from international sources, books, book chapters, and dissertations on economics topics including capital markets, econometrics, government regulations, macro- and microeconomics, monetary theory and more. Coverage: 1969 to present. Some full text.
Economist Historical Archive This link opens in a new window
Access historical Economist news magazine issues, including supplements, special reports, surveys, full-color images, exportable financial tables, and a gallery of front covers. This magazine is cross-searchable with other collections via Gale Primary Sources
. Coverage: 1843-2020, contains primary sources. Full text.
Financial Times Historical Archive This link opens in a new window
Access the complete run of the London edition of the Financial Times daily business newspaper from its first issue to the end of 2016, to study history, business, management, finance and politics. Every individual article, advertisement and market listing is included; they are shown individually and in the context of the full page and issue of the day. This newspaper is cross-searchable with other collections via Gale Primary Sources
. Coverage: 1888 to 2016, contains primary sources. Full text.
MarketLine Advantage This link opens in a new window
Access up to date information on businesses, industries, and countries for business research. Coverage: current. Full text.
PrivCo Private Company Data This link opens in a new window
Access business and financial data on major, non-publicly traded, United States corporations, including family owned, private equity owned, venture backed, and international unlisted companies. Coverage: current. Full text.