MusicDish e-Journal - February 23, 2018
MusicDish Advertising Network
» HOME » INSIDER SCOOP » CAREER TIPS » MUSIC SPOTLIGHT » MUSICDISH*CHINA
» INDUSTRY INTERVIEWS » NEWS BEAT » DIGITAL SKOOL » OPEN REVIEW » MUSICDISH EDELWEISS
Search MusicDish e-Journal (Advanced)
Subscribe To MusicDish e-Journal
About | Contact | Advertise | RSS | Submit Article | Submit News | Artist Development | Premium PR Distribution
Mi2N | MusicDish*China | MusicDish Network | MusicDishTV | Urban Music News Network

UK Record Industry Gears Up For Fourth Japanese Trade Mission
By Mi2N
(more articles from this author)
2007-09-06
Comment | Email | Print | RSS

From today, 30th July, and all this week, the BPI will lead a delegation of independent UK music companies to Tokyo for five days of networking, meetings and presentations with some of the biggest names in the Japanese music industry this summer.

Japan is one of the most complex markets for UK music companies to access, but with a music-conscious population of over 128 million it is the second largest music territory in the world, with sales of 353M units supporting a 420billion market (2bn) at trade value.

Developments in digital, particularly mobile, combined with economic recovery helped Japan's domestic music market show 6% growth in 2006.

Domestic repertoire is dominant in Japan but the market for international music is increasing; up to 25% in 2005 from 19% in 2000, and UK artists feature heavily on the bill at Japan's summer festivals. The UK's share of the Japanese import market grew from 8.5% in 2003 to 10% in 2005. Working with UK Trade & Investment and the British Embassy in Tokyo, UK record labels are looking to gain a foothold in this expanding market for UK repertoire.

With networking events and bespoke presentations made up, delegates have been extensively briefed on both the workings of the Japanese music industry and the rules of etiquette that are vital to doing deals in Japan.

BPI international manager Matt Glover said: "There's little doubt that UK music is thriving creatively and that there is a strong overseas demand for it. However, doing effective business in Japan requires not only detailed understanding of a very unique and complex music market, but also empathy for the culture and the long process of relationship building."

"Music is one of the UK's greatest exports, which is why globally speaking we're second only to the US as a source of repertoire. By working in partnership with UKTI and the British Embassy in Tokyo, the BPI is able to help open doors for independent labels in key overseas markets."

The companies on this years mission are: Acrobat Music Limited, Alamo Music Limited, Bliss Music, British Underground, Chevstar, Concept Music, Demolition Records, Eleven 78 Records Limited, Harewood Farm Studios, Inner Circle Universal Recordings, Invisible Hands Music, Last.fm, Pure Mint Recordings, Red Alert, Revolver Music Limited, Rightsman Limited, Snake Davis/Skin Records, Sonic Vista Recordings Limited, ZTT Records Limited and Warp Records; with 16 Tons Limited having to withdraw.

Related News from Mi2N:
» UK Record Industry Gears Up For Fourth Japanese Trade Mission


Home » News Beat » UK Record Industry Gears Up For Fourth Japanese Trade Mission
Permalink:http://www.musicdish.com/mag/?id=11978
Email |Print |Comment |RSS

back | top


MusicDish Advertising Network

News Beat

» ICE and Facebook Reach Multi-Territory Music Licensing Agreement

» B-Reel Named Top 10 Most Innovative Company in Music by Fast Company

» VNUE Inc. To Acquire Music Rights Startup Soundstr

» Viberate & Imogen Heap Strive To Give Equal Opportunity To Every Artist

» Mixcloud Taps Gracenote for Advanced Music Recognition

News Beat Directory



» [2018-02-21] Briony Turner And Alec Boateng Promoted To Co-Heads Of A&R, Atlantic Records UK; Turner And Boateng Will Oversee The Atlantic A&R Team, Joint Projects, As Well As Maintaining Their Own Artist Rosters

» [2018-02-21] ICE And Facebook Reach Multi-Territory Music Licensing Agreement; New Deal Will See Songwriters And Composers Remunerated

» [2018-02-20] B-Reel Named Top 10 Most Innovative Company In Music By Fast Company; Global Creative Agency Receives Honor For Its Award-Winning Gorillaz Campaign

» [2018-02-18] YG PLUS And Gracenote To Bring K-POP To Fans Around The World; Gracenote And YG PLUS To Make All K-POP Music More Searchable And Discoverable On Global And Regional Streaming Music Platforms And Services

» [2018-02-17] VNUE Inc. To Acquire Music Rights Startup Soundstr; VNUE Acquisition Aims To Ensure A Fairer Royalty System

» [2018-02-17] Is Podcasting The New Radio?; 25% Of Surveyed Americans Say They've Listened To A Podcast In The Past Month, Up From Less Than 10% In 2008

» [2018-02-01] Insomniac Announces Inaugural Electric Daisy Carnival China Set To Debut In Shanghai; China Marks EDC's Second Location On The Asian Continent

» [2018-02-01] Viberate & Imogen Heap Strive To Give Equal Opportunity To Every Artist; Heap's Main Role In Viberate's Advisory Team Will Be To Help Further Guide Us Toward A Second To None Service For The Live Music Segment

» [2018-01-22] Italian Independent Music Collective Fil1993 Group Signs With MusicDish*China; MusicDish*China Will Be Developing Their Online Presence And Social Media In China As Well As Releasing Their Catalogue To Chinese Streaming Music Services

» [2017-12-25] MusicDish*China Presents 'Savage Guitarist' Todd Clouser In Beijing; As Part Of His #YouTheBrave Asia Tour That Includes 8 Shows Across Japan, Todd Will Be Giving Solo Shows At Laifu Livehouse On 12/27 And Temple Bar On 12/28

» [2017-12-20] Mixcloud Taps Gracenote For Advanced Music Recognition; Next-generation Audio Fingerprinting Helps Mixcloud Identify And Catalog Copyrighted Music Within User-generated Content

» [2017-12-18] Copyright Royalty Board Increases Sirius XM Royalty Rate; Judges Announce Royalty Rates And Terms For Satellite Audio Radio Services (SDARS) And Preexisting Subscription Services
MusicDish Advertising Network

follow MusicDish on
Follow MusicDish on Twitter

Mi2N Music PR

Hybrid Studios Hosts Annual NAMM Afterparty

High Definition Music Card - The New Way To Experience Music!

DEATH BY MISADVENTURE, New True Mystery Podcast Launches 31st January 2018

Music And Kids Joins Forces With Carnie Wilson, With Plans To Provide One-on-One After-School Music Education To Thousands Of Middle And High School Students

Don Dawil's Valentine's Day Debut Latin Single "Necesito Verte"

Taking Applications - The 23rd Annual USA Songwriting Competition

The International Music Consulting Firm GINGIO Hosts Events At NAMM And Grammy Weeks



Websites: Mi2N | MusicDish*China | MusicDish Network | MusicDishTV | Urban Music News Network
Services: Submit Article | Submit News | Submit Video | Artist Development | Premium PR Distribution

Copyright © 1997-2018 MusicDish LLC., all rights reserved.
About MusicDish e-Journal | Contact Us | Advertise | RSS | Internships