Export/Import Terms Company Profile

International Chemical Business Terms

Below is a list of export and import related terms to help you navigate the international chemical business. All terms are listed alphabetically.


Japan Customs

An administrative body under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Finance of Japan. It performs inspections during exports and imports, supervision, customs duty collection, preparation of trade statistics, etc. There are nine regional customs established in Hakodate, Tokyo, Yokohama, Nagoya, Osaka, Kobe, Moji, Nagasaki and Okinawa.

JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization)

An Incorporated Administrative Agency supervised by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry involved in research and support of developing countries, support for the overseas business expansion of Japanese companies, promotion of attracting foreign companies to Japan and collecting information regarding foreign economy, with the goal of promoting trade and investment between Japan and other countries.