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  1. 1. Electronics <ul><li>27% of Global electronics production </li></ul>
  2. 2. People <ul><li>Language: Japanese </li></ul><ul><li>Population: </li></ul><ul><li>127,463,611 </li></ul><ul><li>Age Structure: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>0-14 years: 14.2% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>15-64 years :65.7% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>65 years +: 20% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GDP: $28,700 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Population growth rate: 2%(2,549,272) </li></ul><ul><li>Life Expectancy: 81 years </li></ul>
  3. 3. Etiquette <ul><li>Not a society where there is physical contact between one another. </li></ul><ul><li>The equivalent to the hand shake is to Bow. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Bowing <ul><li>The common Greeting in Japan </li></ul><ul><li>In formal/professional situations the you respect your elders/superiors by bowing lower than them. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Business Attire <ul><li>Similar Attire to US. </li></ul><ul><li>Business Attire, Conservative </li></ul>
  6. 6. Business <ul><li>Normal Business Hours (Monday-Friday) : 9:00 am-5:00 pm </li></ul><ul><li>(Saturday): 9:00am-12:30pm </li></ul><ul><li>Government Offices (M-F): </li></ul><ul><li>10:00am-5:00pm </li></ul><ul><li>Bank Hours (M-F) </li></ul><ul><li>9:00am-3:00pm </li></ul><ul><li>Department Stores (daily, except for one day closed usually Wednesday or Thursday) </li></ul><ul><li>10:00am-6:00pm </li></ul><ul><li>Normal lunch break:12:00pm-1:00pm </li></ul>
  7. 7. Foreign Direct Investment
  8. 8. Religion <ul><li>No Official Religion </li></ul><ul><li>There is Syncretism: The incorporations of many religious beliefs into everyday life </li></ul>
  9. 9. Education <ul><li>90% of student attend high school </li></ul><ul><li>2.5 million students attend a university or college </li></ul><ul><li>Literacy Rate 99% </li></ul>
  10. 10. Holidays <ul><li>The Public Holiday Law (1948)is what establishes the occasions that are recognized in Japan as a legal holiday </li></ul>
  11. 11. Unions <ul><li>Three Tiered Structure </li></ul><ul><li>National Centers </li></ul><ul><li>Trade Unions </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise Unions </li></ul>
  12. 12. Economy
  13. 13. Labor
  14. 14. Interest Rates
  15. 15. TRADE
  16. 16. International Business <ul><li>Export Partners: </li></ul><ul><li>US 22.9%, China 13.4%, South Korea 7.8%, Taiwan 7.3%, Hong Kong 6.1% </li></ul><ul><li>Import Partners: </li></ul><ul><li>China 21%, US 12.7%, Saudi Arabia 5.5%, UAE 4.9%, Australia 4.7%, South Korea 4.7%, Indonesia 4% </li></ul>
  17. 17. Automobile industry <ul><li>Japan has truly entered the automobile market with a boom, in luxury and suv/truck sales taking off. Japan is the world's second largest automobile manufacturer and exporter, after the United States. Japan has six of the world's ten largest automobile manufacturers. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Imports <ul><li>Machinery and equipment, fuels, foodstuffs, chemicals, textiles, raw materials </li></ul><ul><li>$524.1 billion f.o.b. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Steel and Iron <ul><li>A leading industry in Japan. </li></ul><ul><li>Critical to economic growth in the 1950’s. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Exports <ul><li>transport equipment, motor vehicles, semiconductors, electrical machinery, chemicals </li></ul><ul><li>$590.3 billion. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Business
  22. 22. Negotiations <ul><li>Quiet </li></ul><ul><li>Calm </li></ul><ul><li>In Direct </li></ul><ul><li>Non Confrontational </li></ul><ul><li>Conservative </li></ul>
  23. 23. Contract’s
  24. 24. Property <ul><li>Registering </li></ul><ul><li>Availability </li></ul><ul><li>Size </li></ul>
  25. 25. Credit
  26. 26. Disclosure Index
  27. 27. CDI Commitment to Development
  28. 28. Sources <ul><li>Center for Global Development </li></ul><ul><li>Google </li></ul><ul><li>YAHOO! </li></ul><ul><li>YAHOO! Finance </li></ul><ul><li>CIA Fact book </li></ul><ul><li>Nation Master </li></ul><ul><li>Kiss, Bow, Shake Hands </li></ul><ul><li>Encyclopedia Britannica Online </li></ul>