JETRO hosted by East Bay Economic Development Alliance in Oakland, CA

(July 1, 2016,California, Oakland) Mr. Agha A Hussain President of STRAP Consulting attended the East Bay Economic Development Alliance (East Bay EDA) hosted a business meeting to connect the Consulate-General of Japan in San Francisco and Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) with six local businesses interested in expanding their products and services to the Japanese market. Each company delivered a 5-7 minute presentation, followed by a brief Q&A session with the Consulate-General and JETRO San Francisco staff. Business presentations outlined each company’s individual business model and investment goals for Japan.The individual Q&A sessions touched on a number of subjects, including Japanese consumer demographics, consumer spending patterns, industry growth and demand, cultural considerations when doing business, and emerging business opportunities. The sessions also provided JETRO with the opportunity to inform companies on the number of services and incentive programs available through JETRO and other similar business assistance organizations.

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