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Global Niche Top Companies Survey Compiled

Current situations and challenges faced by such companies after five years since the implementation of the Global Niche Top Companies Selection 100 in FY2013

June 17, 2019

In FY2013, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) held the Global Niche Top Companies Selection 100 program (GNT Companies Selection 100) and selected and recognized 100 outstanding global niche companies playing a leading role worldwide under the program. As five years have passed since then and market environments are changing, METI conducted a follow-up survey targeting global niche top companies in FY2018 and hereby announces the results of the survey.

1. Overview of the survey results

METI conducted a follow-up survey on: basic data; factors that made impacts on global shares after the GNT Companies Selection 100; impacts brought about by the fourth industrial revolution; future directions of strategies; and specific efforts and challenges (research and development, manufacturing, sales, intellectual property management and international standardization, securing of human resources and ideal approaches to organizations, and information collection).

Current situations of global niche top companies and challenges that they are facing after five years since the implementation of the GNT Companies Selection 100 in FY2013

Related information: Definitions of global niche top companies

2. Reference

Division in Charge

Policy Planning and Coordination Division, Manufacturing Industries Bureau