Attractive Local Regions in Japan

Japan's local regions have diverse and attractive business environments with partners that create an abundance of business opportunities and innovations. Supported by local governments and related entities, JETRO provides information to foreign companies or foreign-affiliated companies that are considering establishing or expanding businesses in Japan’s regions.

JETRO, in cooperation with local governments and related entities, provides useful information for selecting investment destinations by prefecture and city. Choose the search conditions to narrow down the most suitable destination for you.

Industrial Cluster Information


Basic Information of prefecture and major cities


Incentive

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Population


International school


Local governments that are active in attracting foreign-affiliated companies*


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    "Local governments that are active in attracting foreign-affiliated companies" are the local governments that are active in bringing in foreign companies in JETRO's support program. For details, please refer to the support program pages.

Compare Data of Respective Local Governments

You can view comparisons of information and data on local regions' business environments, incentives, and more.
The results can be downloaded.

Charms of Japan’s Local Regions

Japan's local regions offer business opportunities based on their industrial characteristics, and local governments are actively working to attract foreign companies.
The following English videos present  each region’s charms, including local government initiatives and interviews with local companies, universities, and research institutes that welcome collaboration with foreign companies.

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