Lessons On Business In Japan With Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce Has Had a Presence in Japan for Over 100 Years

Rolls-Royce is a company with a long and rich history, and can proudly say they have been doing business in Japan for over one hundred years.

Beginning in car manufacturing before branching out into aircraft and marine engine manufacturing, the company has adapted well both to the challenges of globalisation and market trends.

In November 2015 Rolls-Royce’s global chairman, Ian Davis, addressed the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan’s Platinum and Corporate Plus members during a breakfast roundtable.

“Japan is an important base for us,” said Davis, “both as a customer and a supplier. About 20% of any airplane usually is Japanese.”


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Article by Vanessa Holden, December 2015.

Photo courtesy of Rolls-Royce plc.