Doing Business in … Asia

by Alexandra Scott and Hailey Jiwon Baek 

Global Chamber® is growing in 525 metropolitan areas around the world, and this summer we took extra steps to grow in key Asian countries, including Japan, South Korea, India and China. In Japan, we identified 12 more chapters besides Tokyo, from Fukuoka in the south (Kyushu) to Sapporo in the north (Hokkaido). We’re meeting with leaders in all the cities to ramp up the activities. We also held a “Doing Business in Japan” globinar that included market overviews and more opportunity analyses, and we held more events, including a virtual dining session with a focus on Japanese sake. A summary in English and Japanese is shown below for one of the chapters in Japanese. A similar approach is being used in South Korea, with five chapters already forming — Seoul, Busan, Daegu, Daejeon and Gwanju — led by Dr. Wonsok Yun. We had held a “Doing Business in South Korea” session earlier in the year with Dr. Yun.

Welcome to Global Chamber Fukuoka! Members of Global Chamber Fukuoka gain access to millions of prospective customers, employees, partners and trusted connections in 525 metropolitan areas around the world. By offering proactive support, Global Chamber helps member firms export, import, invest and be more successful with their cross-metro and cross-border business.

We’re the only organization in Japan with hundreds of locations outside the country that support attraction, landing, exporting, importing and investment. Our network of more than 100 million trusted connections is a key asset to companies looking to grow … from Fukuoka to anywhere. Join us at Global Chamber Fukuoka. 

Alexandra Scott is a student at Pomona College and an intern at Global Chamber.

Hailey Jiwon Baek is a graduate of Daegu University and an intern at Global Chamber.

Photo courtesy of Global Chamber

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