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
- Large enterprises whose global market scale is approximately between 10 billion yen to 100 billion yen and whose global share of certain products or services is 20% or more of the total share; and
- Mid-ranking enterprises and SMEs whose global share of certain products or services is 10% or more of the total share.
- METI website for its policies: Global Niche Top Companies Selection 100 (GNT Companies Selection 100) (in Japanese)
Division in Charge
Policy Planning and Coordination Division, Manufacturing Industries Bureau