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Sweden Japan Consulting Services

Some of the services SCJ is providing are outlined below.

1. New Market Entry
  • Market overview (assesses the local market for your product including size, key trends, pricing and distribution channels)
  • Competitive analysis (detailed analysis of competitors' operations and strategies based on S.W.O.T. analysis)
  • Product positioning (helps in creating a solid competitive positioning and business rationale)
  • Recommendations (assists in the formulation and execution of the market plan)
  • Assistance in starting up your business (entity incorporation)
  • Managing operations in Japan (during the start-up stage or longer)
2. Japanese Company and Industry Research
  • Industry overviews (includes data on market size and segmentation, analysis of key trends and competitive landscape including profiles of the leading companies in the industry)
  • Market research (compiling and analyzing of data about customers, competitors and the market for a specific product)
  • Collecting information regarding specific companies (information on a competitor, a potential business partner/acquisition or a distributor)
3. Japanese Business Support
  • Business negotiations (assists you in obtaining favorable terms)
  • Importing/exporting
  • Interpretation/translation
  • Trade shows and exhibitions (registration, booth setup)
4.Search Assignments
  • Distributor search (assists in locating the most appropriate Japanese distributor)
  • Joint venture partner search (assists in finding the most appropriate joint venture partner in Japan)
5. Distributor Assessment
  • If you are not satisfied with your distributor, you may need a distributor assessment (customized analysis of the Japanese distributor of a foreign company to assess the effectiveness of operations and find out ways to inhance your sales in Japan)
6. Supervision of Local Company
  • Overseeing local management of a foreign subsidiary in Japan (including as advisor or chairman of the board)
7. Consultations for Japanese Companies
  • Product and technology search for the Japanese market
  • Negotiations with Swedish companies
  • Distributor and partner search