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9104 Overview of Customs Brokers (FAQ)


   As of April1 2018, there are 933 customs brokers and 2,089 operation offices. Most of them operate harbor transport businesses, road transport businesses, ocean transport businesses, and/or warehouse businesses, besides customs brokerage services.

Change in the Number of Customs Brokers

Year
Number of Customs brokers
(companies)
Number of Operation Offices
(places)
20088712,124
20098812,113
20108702,097
20118862,139
20128862,144
20139032,145
20149152,140
20159212,142
20169222,131
20179322,131
20189332,089

  (As of April 1 of each year)

Number of Operation Offices by Customs

Customs
Number of Operation Offices
(places)
Hakodate101
Tokyo447
Yokohama339
Nagoya224
Osaka350
Kobe300
Moji238
Nagasaki60
Okinawa30
Total2,089

(As of April 1, 2018)




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