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Latest Updates 2nd Invitation of Applicants for the FY2014 Subsidy Program for Projects Promoting Foreign Direct Investment, Site Location and Regional Development in Japan (Project of site location for global companies)

Sep 10, 2014

The subsidy Program for Projects Promoting Foreign Direct Investment, Site Location and Regional Development in Japan (Project of site location for global companies) as the 2nd invitation in the FY2014 has been announced since September 10.

  • Period for Acceptance of Application Forms:
    From Wednesday, September 10, 2014, to midday on Friday, October 10, 2014

The application details are on the following website.
・English:Ministry of Economy,Trade and IndustryExternal site: a new window will open.
・Japanese:Ministry of Economy,Trade and Industry(in Japanese)External site: a new window will open.

[Overview]
The subsidy aids part of the initial site set-up cost (facility purchase/construction cost, equipment cost, facility lease fee and other costs) of Global Companies’ high-value-added site (Regional Headquarters or R&D site) in Japan.

  • Subsidy rate: up to one-half(1/2) for SMEs; up to one-third(1/3) for non-SMEs;
  • Limit: 0.35 billion Japanese yen

*Relocation and consolidation of existing sites of these in Japan are not eligible for the subsidy, unless new role as a Regional Headquarters or an R&D Site will be added in line with the relocation and consolidation of the site.

〈Inquiry〉
Consultations and inquiries about this subsidy program are accepted at any time. In order to deepen understanding of the subsidy program, prospective applicants are recommended to use prior consultations as much as possible.

Invest Japan Department, JETRO
Tel: +81-(0)3-3582-5234
E-Mail: invest-japan@jetro.go.jp

Trade and Investment Facilitation Division, Trade and Economic Cooperation Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
Tel: +81-(0)3-3501-1511(ex.3181-3186)