Reason4. Stable infrastructure

Efficiency of public
transport services

World

No. 1

Access to electricity

World

No. 2

Airport connectivity

World

No. 3

  1. The Global Competitiveness Report 2019 (World Economic Forum)


Power outage duration and frequency are extremely small in Japan

The stable and safe electricity supply allows
companies to conduct business activities with peace of mind.

International Comparison of Average Power Failure Duration Index
and Average Power Failure Count Index

System Average Interruption Duration Index (SAIDI): Japan 0.0375, South Korea 0.04, Singapore 0.06, Germany 0.25, U.K. 0.28, France 0.35, China 0.896, Canada 0.98, U.S. 1.28, Italy 1.3. System Average Interruption Frequency Index (SAIFI): Japan 0.024, South Korea 0.05, Singapore 0.11, Germany 0.3, U.K. 0.14, France 0.29, China 0.188, Canada 1.48, U.S. 0.378, Italy 2.22.
  1. [N.B.] 2020 figures. System Average Interruption Duration Index ( SAIDI) shows the power outages duration per year, and System Average Interruption Frequency I ndex (SAIFI) tracks the number of power outages per year. Lower figures indicate better performance.

    [Source] "Getting electricity: System average interruption duration index (SAIDI) (DB16 20 methodology," "Getting electricity: S ystem average interruption frequency index (SAIFI) (DB16 20 methodology." (World Bank)


Internet utilization rate

(as a percentage of the population)

93%

The number of mobile phone users

Per 100

152 people

Mobile phone subscribers (per 100 people)

Number of mobile-phone users (per 100 people). Japan 152, South Korea 138, the United States 134, Italy 129, Germany 128, China 118, the United Kingdom 116, France 111, Canada 96
  1. [N.B.] In terms of mobile phone subscribers, 2019 figures for the U.S. and 2020 figures for other countries are used.

    [Source] "Individuals using the internet (% of population)," "Secure Internet servers (per 1 million people)," "Mobile Cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)." (World Bank)


Convenient access to major business hubs in Asia

Shinkansen: Hokkaido Shinkansen, Tohoku Shinkansen, Akita Shinkansen, Yamagata Shinkansen, Joetsu Shinkansen, Hokuriku Shinkansen, Tokaido Shinkansen, Sanyo Shinkansen, and Kyushu Shinkansen. Station names: Shin-Aomori, Hachinohe, Akita, Morioka, Shinjo, Yamagata, Sendai, Fukushima, Niigata, Nagano, Takasaki, Omiya, Tokyo, Shin-Yokohama, Nagoya, Kyoto, Shin-Osaka, Okayama, Hiroshima, Kokura, Hakata, Kumamoto, Kagoshima-Chuo. ・ Hub airports: Wakkanai, Asahikawa, Kushiro, Shin-Chitose, Hakodate, Akita, Yamagata, Niigata, Sendai, Narita International, Tokyo International, Chubu International, Osaka International, Kansai International, Takamatsu, Kochi, Matsuyama, Hiroshima, Yamaguchi Ube, Kita-Kyushu, Fukuoka, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Kagoshima, Miyazaki, Oita, Naha.

Excellent nationwide transport network

Travel time on the Shinkansen
Sendai-Tokyo 1 hour 33 minutes, Tokyo-Shin Osaka 2 hours 23 minutes
Shin Osaka-Hakata 2hours 25 minutes

Travel time on an airplane
Tokyo-Fukuoka 2 hours, Tokyo-Sapporo 1 hours 30 minutes, Sapporo-Fukuoka 2 hours 35 minutes

Flight access from the Kansai International Airport to major Asian business districts. Within 2 hours: Busan (Korea) 1 hour and 3 minutes, Seoul (Korea) 1 hour and 50 minutes. Within 3 hours: Dalian (China) 2 hours 3 minutes, Shanghai (China) 2 hours 25 minutes. Within 4 hours: Taipei, Taoyuan (Taiwan) 3 hours 10 minutes, Tainan (Taiwan) 3 hours 45 minutes, Hong Kong 3 hours 50 minutes, Guangzhou (China) 4 hours


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