Investing in Japan
The information below is as of July 2012.
- Your Regional Guide: Yukio Otani
Inquires about investment in Japan.
Industrial Promotion Division, Industry and Labor Department
1 Tonomachi, Matsue-city, Shimane Prefecture 690-8501
TEL: +81-852-22-5295 FAX: +81-852-22-6080
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Manufacturing, software, etc.
(Related sectors: Automobile and Transport Equipment, ICT (Information and Communication Technology), Electronic Components, Devices and Semiconductors)
The prefecture is characterized by its cluster of primary materials manufacturing industries, with recent years witnessing the increased participation of companies from the telecommunications equipment, electronic component, general machinery and other processing and assembly sectors. The appeal of the region includes its rich water resources, electricity expenses subsidy system (half to full amount of expenses for 8 years), and its comparatively low land prices. Digital contents and BPO-related companies are starting to accumulate in the prefecture in recent years, exemplified principally by the location of major data centers.
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Educational institutions: Shimane University, Matsue College of Technology, Shimane Polytechnic College, and others
|Major industry cluster plans, special zones and industry-government-academia collaboration of the industry||
Five sectors are being promoted under a New Industry Creation Project:
*Please visit General Business Information pages for basic information on the region, including population, GDP, services for investment in Japan, and databases of local companies.