EC-VAT Refund Service
This is a tax refund service for Japanese companies that paid VAT in Germany, and are eligible for a refund under special conditions.  (Please see details of this service in our Japanese version).
A special services package is offered to European companies with the main focus being on support for participation at trade fairs, exhibitions and presentations in Japan.  Our close cooperation with industrial associations and organizations offers ideal support for your activities.  We assist you in all exhibition preparations from booth design to personnel planning and presentation at the fair.  Support and advice for shipment, accommodation and visa handling are also part of our service package.  We personally escort you in Japan and hire certified interpreters.  Our marketing activities include publication of detailed product and company information on our homepage as well as planning marketing strategies to create product and brand awareness.  After participating in a trade fair it is essential to maintain the established contacts and carry out extensive follow-ups.  JEP acts as your company’s extended arm in Japan and handles all inquiries after the fair, answers questions and deals with incoming
Tradefair support
Translating and interpreting
We co-operate exclusively with qualified translators and interpreters and hire them for business activities in Japan.  For your representation in Japan JEP translates your catalogs, materials and correspondence. Editing and translating media releases is offered as well.  Our office in Yokohama can take over the complete administrative and secretarial service for your business.
Marketing and consulting
We develop and recommend appropriate marketing strategies for the Japanese market and implement specific marketing activities based on our contact database.  Working out project proposals and planning specific PR campaigns for your target group is also included in our range of services.  When necessary, JEP hires and supervises first class specialists.  We write press releases for company and product presentation in Japan and forward them - ready for press - to the respective media.  Your product and enterprise will be marketed in the correct “Japanese” way and we have the information you need to evaluate the potential of your business in Japan
JEP can provide an address in Japan as a representative and permanent contact office to represent your interests directly in Japan.  We also support the search for suitable Japanese products and technologies for sales and marketing in
JEP offers the benefits of more than 20 years experience in Japanese/European business dealings in different industrial branches as well as its extensive network of business contacts to private and public companies, associations and the media.  We administer a database of more than 24,000 entries categorized according to industrial sectors, companies, products and other data fields including the name of the person in charge.  Therefore, it can be immediately used for direct mailing, tele-marketing and many other tasks.  We act as a middleman who knows the cultural backgrounds and business mentalities very well and who coordinates direct communication between the parties. 

JEP organizes meetings, presentations, press conferences and seminars and takes care of the arrangement of appointments with potential customers and suppliers for your business trip to Japan.  We organise the accommodations and transport, and escort you during your appointments in Japan. 

Our qualified, creative and highly motivated team as well as the know-how of many years guarantees your business success in Japan and gives you access to this interesting market.
Representative office
JEP offers comprehensive services necessary to acquire the right contacts to make your business successful in Japan.  In order to introduce European products and technologies to the Japanese market we carry out detailed market analysis corresponding to the individual demands of our customers.  Based on the results of this analysis we prepare reports showing potential partners and competitors.  We perform related internet research and evaluate catalogs and other materials.  Moreover, we compile lists with contacts and responsible persons and inform you about all relevant technical and legal sources and patents. This approach prepares you well for the introduction of your business to the Japanese market.
Co-ordination and Organization
Research and analysis

Total Support System