The Japanese business community in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area is comprised of around 350 companies. The three largest Japanese banks are present in the region: The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, the Mizuho Bank and the Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation. More than 4,000 Japanese internationals live in the Amsterdam Area, with Amstelveen in particular being home to a big part of the Japanese community.

Country desks

The Amsterdam Metropolitan Area is a prime location for the following countries; Brazil, China, India, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan.


Without its base in Amsterdam, Teijin would have missed many innovation opportunities. Yoshihiro Ichii, President of Teijin Holdings Netherlands, expl...


Yakult is one of the world's biggest health product companies, and around 40 million Yakult products are consumed around the world each day. In the Am...


For 30 years, Canon has blazed a trail for Japanese companies to follow in the Amsterdam Area. Today it is an integral part of the thriving municipali...