January 14, 2020
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) hereby releases, on January 14, 2020, the full text of the Registration Dossier concerning the Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan, a document that Japan submitted to the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) at the end of 2019.
1. Background and overview
Under Article 6 of the Convention relating to International Exhibitions, Japan, as host country, is required to submit a Registration Dossier of the exposition to the BIE. Accordingly, on December 27 (Fri.), 2019, Japan made such a submission.
- Reference: Japan Submitted the Registration Dossier of the Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan to the BIE (December 27, 2019)
- The authentic text of the Registration Dossier is written in English and French.
- A provisional Japanese translation of the Registration Dossier will be released on the following website soon after its completion.
Website on which the translation will be posted: METI website, titled “EXPO 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan”
Cover sheet of the Registration Dossier (English version)
Cover sheet of the Registration Dossier (French version)
2. Outline of the Registration Dossier
The Registration Dossier of the exposition consists of eight chapters describing the theme, site and operations, and other information concerning the Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan and is a document showing a plan for convening the exposition as of today.
3. Coming schedule
June 2020: BIE General Assembly (Japan aims to have its Registration Dossier approved on this occasion.)
From October 2020 to April 2021: The Expo 2020 Dubai (Japan will start a full-fledged call for inviting participanting countries to the Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan.)
From April to October 2025: Opening of the Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan
Division in Charge
International Exhibitions Promotion Office, Commerce and Service Industry Policy Group