Certified Expert (International Trade Support (agriculture, forestry, fisheries and livestock industries / food and beverages)): Masahiro Naka
■ Outline President, KM International Co., Ltd.
■ Details Masahiro traveled to Australia at the age of 25 to learn English on his own. After launching global logistics businesses and hotels for long-term visitors in Singapore, Vietnam and Indonesia, he returned to Japan to start his own business. With his 12-year experience abroad and access to a global network he’s built, Masahiro has been supporting small- to mid-sized Japanese companies exporting to Southeast Asia as a food-exporting industry expert at public organizations such as JETRO and Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation. He supports over 50 companies yearly, leading them to successfully reach contracts to export food to Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Cambodia, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Russia. Masahiro is strong in providing comprehensive support throughout the exporting process. His support includes designing a roadmap and necessary followup after participating in the negotiation all the way through contracting, as well as checking on regulations on the importing side, FDA registration, various exporting procedures and marketing and promotion planning after the export.