Living in Japan
Key Expatriate Websites and Resources
| Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in Japan
| Business and Economy in Japan
American Chamber of Commerce in Japan, www.accj.or.jp.
Tokyo Office: Masonic 39 MT Bldg. 10F, 2-4-5 Azabudai, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0041, Japan.
Tel: 81-3-3433-5381; Fax: 81-3-3433-8454; firstname.lastname@example.org.
International Monetary Fund promotes financial stability, international trade and economic growth among its 188 member countries. The website provides country information (with a section on Japan) and a number of publications, including the World Economic Outlook.
Japan External Trade Organziation (JETRO), is a government-related organization that promotes trade and investment.
Export.gov: U.S. Commercial Service in Japan publishes Country & Industry Market Reports, Commercial guides, and other essential information for doing business abroad.
World Trade Organization regulates trade rules between its member countries, and provides information on economic data, trade regulations, disputes and agreements about its members, including Japan.
| Expatriate Websites and Resources for Japan
Association of Foreign Wives of Japanese (AFWJ) is a site for women not Japanese born and raised in Japan, who are engaged to, are, or have been married to a Japanese man. Provides friendship, support, and mutual help in adapting to Japanese society.
The City-Cost Q&A is a forum through which users can get their questions about life in Japan answered by other users in a real-time setting, as well as being a medium through which users can interact with one another.
Expat Blog is a worldwide directory of blogs related to expatriate life, with listings for Japan.
Expatriates.com is an online community for expatriates and has a section on Japan with classified ads, links, and a bulletin board.
Asahi.com is an English language newspaper.
Online Newspapers lists over 1000 links to online newspapers worldwide, including Japan.
| Recommended Reading on Japan
| Travel Information on Japan
|Explore Japan is an online travel guide to Japan by the Japanese National Tourist Organization.
|Lonely Planet Worldguide provides a lot of useful travel information, with a section on Asia, including Japan.
|Rough Guides Destinations offer a lot of useful travel advice and information for most countries, with a section on Japan.