EMA Partners Japan
Japan, with an estimated population of around 126 million, is reported to be the third largest economy in the world and the second largest in Asia. Japan has the world’s largest electronics industry, second largest pharmaceutical, consumer market, and music industries behind the US, third largest stock market and automotive manufacturing industry, and ranks among the most innovative countries in the world in terms of annual patent filings. Japan is the largest creditor nation, and has an estimated $14.6 trillion in private financial assets, which is the second largest in the world. As of 2013, 62 of the Fortune Global 500 firms are based in Japan.