The Japanese consumption tax will certainly be raised from Five percent to Eight percent on 1st. April, 2014.
The question is how this change impacts upon the trading business for Japan. The regulation must be complex matters. We have to concern the timing of the raising taxes.
The official says that the timing will be a local time: Japan, when the product will have been delivered to the Japanese customer. It’s the point.
We suggest you to see the official regulation on the WEB site. We recommend you to visit the JETRO as bellows: