Business and Women In Japan


Cabinet Office

Official site of Japanese government. Various policies including Gender Equality, Economic & Fiscal, Science & Technology, etc.

Japan Center for Economic Research

Economic forecasts on the Japanese market as well as economic outlook and quarterly estimates. Articles on economic problems and growth.

Japan Information Center - Trends in Japan

Short, engaging dispatches on the latest and hottest trends in Japanese lifestyle, science & technology, fashion, pop culture, and food & travel.

JETRO - Invest Japan

Introduction to Incorporating Your Business, Visa Information, Taxation Laws, Human Resource Management, etc.

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications

Statistics Bureau and Statistics Center-Management & Coordination Agency of Japan. Results of various surveys and statistics including data on Japanese finance and the economy.

Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare

Vital & Labor related statistics. White papers on labor, the economy, health and welfare.

National Women's Education Center

Specialized research and surveys on women's education, information on women, home and family.

Other Resources


Business Women's Committee of Japan America Association (BWCJA) U.S.A. - Japanese only


Center for Women's Business Research

Japan America Society (JAS) - Southern California

National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) - Los Angeles

National Women's Business Council

Qualia - Japanese only

U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

U.S. Small Business Administration