Q & A
Why should I subscribe to Japan Chemical Daily?
The Chemical Daily is the only newspaper covering the Japanese chemical industry in English language. You can gain access to information that is not available anywhere else. This also means better intelligence for your business activities in Japan or with Japanese companies.
How can I subscribe?
For a single account, you can subscribe quickly and with ease through our website and pay by credit card. If you live in Japan, you can also pay by bank transfer. Please contact us at [email protected]
For group accounts with more than two subscribers we offer group discounts. Please contact us for your individual offer at [email protected]
What subscription options are available?
For accounts paid for by credit card you can subscribe to a monthly plan that can be canceled every month (FLEXIBILITY), or an annual plan which offers a discount (BEST VALUE).
For group accounts with two or more subscribers please contact us at [email protected]
What happens at the end of my Free Trial?
You do not enter any obligations through subscribing for a free trial. At the end of your trial period, subscription will expire. You do not need to enter your credit card details nor will we charge you in any way for the trial period. You will be registered for our weekly email newsletter with a round-up of articles published during the week.
If you want to continue as a regular subscriber, please choose your desired plan and follow the instructions for membership check-out.
Do you offer corporate discounts?
Yes, we offer discounts for accounts of two or more subscribers. Please contact us at [email protected]
What happens at the end of my subscription term?
All subscriptions automatically renew themselves until cancelled. If you subscribe to an annual plan, you will receive a reminder email from us at least one week before renewal.
How will I be billed?
Your credit card will be charged at the beginning of each billing cycle unless you cancel. This means that depending on your plan you will be billed in monthly or annual intervals starting from the day of your order.
For group accounts with more than five subscribers or payment by bank transfer please contact us at [email protected]
Can I pay by bank transfer?
Yes, we offer payment by bank transfer for single subscribers in Japan. For subscribers from outside Japan we offer payment by bank transfer for accounts with five or more subscribers. Please contact us at [email protected]
Is my credit card data safe?
Yes. Our payment provider handles all payments fully PCI-compliant. This way we ensure that your payment information is handled as securely as possible.
Can I be billed in other currencies than Japanese yen?
Unfortunately at this time we can only accept payment in Japanese yen.
How can I cancel my subscription?
You can cancel your subscription any time by sending us an email to [email protected] When you cancel, we will stop charging your account the following billing cycle. Your unlimited access will continue for the remainder of the period you have already paid for.
Why is my subscription handled by Bonuterra Inc.?
The newspaper Kagaku Kogyo Nippo is published in print in Japanese by The Chemical Daily Co. Ltd. since 1936. Now, The Chemical Daily has partnered with Japan Industry News operator Bonuterra Inc. to publish its The Chemical Daily online edition in English. As part of this partnership, Bonuterra handles the subscription process.
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