Investment Opportunities in Japan's Regions

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





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

In order to revitalize regional economics by generating new business and employment, JETRO provides various the business support programs in alignment with regional ecosystem stakeholders*, attracting foreign and foreign-affiliated companies to Japan’s local regions and support their collaborations.

*Regional ecosystem stakeholders include local governments, universities and research institutes, local companies, industrial communities, startup ecosystem consortium members, etc.

Succeed together in Japan and beyond

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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Our E-mail newsletter introduces the latest investment environment information and the trends of foreign companies supported by JETRO. It includes information about seminars by local governments, incentives, examples of setting up business in Japan, topics of deregulation, and introduction of industries.

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