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Nikkei Business Publications, Inc. (株式会社日経BP, Kabushiki-gaisha Nikkei Bī Pī), commonly known as Nikkei BP (日経BP社, Nikkei Bī Pī sha), is a book and magazine publisher based in Tokyo, Japan. The company was established as "Nikkei McGraw-Hill, Inc." (日経マグロウヒル株式会社), a joint venture of Nihon Keizai Shimbun (Nikkei) and McGraw-Hill in 1969, and it became to be a wholly owned subsidiary of Nikkei in 1988.[1]

Nikkei Business Publications
Parent companyNihon Keizai Shimbun
Founded1969; 50 years ago (1969) (as Nikkei McGraw-Hill, Inc.)
Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
RevenueJPY 36.8 billion (2018)
No. of employees765 (2018)

Nikkei BP is known well for its various magazines on segmentalized business and technology fields, and a direct-sales system of the magazines.

Major magazines and websitesEdit

  • Nikkei Business (日経ビジネス), a weekly business magazine founded as a sister magazine of Business Week in 1969, website in English and Japanese.
  • Nikkei Electronics (日経エレクトロニクス), a semimonthly electronics industry magazine founded as a sister magazine of Electronics in 1971.
  • Nikkei Computer (日経コンピュータ), a semimonthly enterprise computing magazine published since 1981.
  • Nikkei Personal Computing (日経パソコン), a semimonthly personal computer magazine published since 1983, website in Japanese.
  • Nikkei Byte (日経バイト), a monthly leading computer magazine founded as a sister magazine of Byte in 1984, and was ceased in 2005.[2]
  • National Geographic Japan edition (ナショナル ジオグラフィック日本版), a Japanese local edition of National Geographic published by Nikkei National Geographic Inc. (株式会社日経ナショナルジオグラフィック社), a joint venture of Nikkei BP and National Geographic Society,[3] website in Japanese.
  •, an integrated business and technology news website in Japanese.


  1. ^ Tsuda, Kenji (2012-10-11). "日経マグロウヒル設立秘話". NEWS & CHIPS (in Japanese). Retrieved 2019-06-01.
  2. ^ "日経BP社 「日経バイト」「日経Windowsプロ」「日経バイオビジネス」を年内休刊 (f/x [エフエックス] ITメディア・タンク)". IT media tank (in Japanese). 2005-11-01. Retrieved 2019-06-01.
  3. ^ "初公開!「ナショナル ジオグラフィック日本版」過去20年間人気記事ランキング発表!". PR TIMES (in Japanese). 2014-12-29. Retrieved 2019-06-01.

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