JUNE 2019
WEDC's 2019 trade venture to Japan is in September

Japan offers exciting growth opportunities

Join WEDC for a trade venture to Japan in September

With a population of 127 million and the fourth-largest economy in the world, Japan is an economic powerhouse. It has a robust manufacturing sector that is strong across the board, with specialized strength in shipbuilding, food processing, chemicals and motor vehicles. Japan is the No. 6 destination for Wisconsin exports, with top categories including industrial machinery, medical and scientific instruments, electrical machinery, and prepared meat and seafood products. Companies interested in exploring Japanese export opportunities or growing their exports in the market should consider joining WEDC’s upcoming Global Trade Venture to Japan, with stops in Tokyo, Yokohama and Chiba City, from Sept. 6-14, 2019.


2019 Governor's Export Achievement Awards

The Governor’s Export Achievement Awards recognize companies that have contributed to Wisconsin’s exporting strength by achieving extraordinary results in international markets and elevating Wisconsin’s competitiveness in the global economy. Check out this year's winners.

A busy street crossing in Tokyo, Japan

Key insights for exporting to Japan

With a growing and diversified economy, Japan offers excellent opportunities for companies looking to grow globally. Learn more about exporting to Japan.


International research resources

Market research plays an important role in the identification and development of a company’s strategies for internationalization. Learn about resources to help with this research.


For more information about growing your business through exporting, contact Melissa Finkelstein at 608.210.6856 at melissa.finkelstein@wedc.org or visit www.wedc.org/export.

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