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Regional Information Fukushima city
“Mi (fruit),” “Mi (taste),” “Mi (beautiful scenery),” and “Mi (sightseeing)” Fukushima City is beauty and substance
Your Regional Guide
Fukushima City, Commerce, Industry and Tourism Department, Business Investment Promotion Division
3-1 Gorouuchimachi, Fukushima-city, Fukushima Prefecture
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The information below is as of January 2017.
|Population *1||0.29 million|
|Labor force *1||0.14 million|
|Area *2||767.7 km²|
|Major industries||IT, metal, ceramic engineering/soil, food and electronic machinery|
|Land price(for 1m²) *5||
|Number of Establishments *6||13,175|
|Number of Employees *6||130,330|
Strength of the region's industries and economy
Fukushima city, in harmony with nature and blessed with the beauty of four seasons, is the prefectural capital of Fukushima Prefecture. There are many flowers, fresh fruits, parks, and hot springs, making it a comfortable place to live.
This city is 80 minutes away from Tokyo by shinakansen, on the express transport network such as Tohoku Shinkansen and Tohoku-jukan expressway, forming a major node of the Pacific and Sea of Japan.
The city, and indeed the entire prefecture, supports collaborative research with universities and research institutes, and provides opportunities for communication among industry, academia, and government, with the strong tie between "industry", "academia" and "government".
Foreign company(s) operating in the industry
Nippon Becton Dickinson Company, Ltd.
Fukushima city provides a subsidy of up to 50% of the acquisition cost of designated land in order to support enterprise establishment.
Fukushima Prefecture also provides a subsidy system for foreign companies, for the costs of renting facilities, payment of utilities, management consulting fees and recruitment.
There are many other subsidy systems and preferential tax systems offered by the Japanese and prefectural government.
Incentive for promoting employment
|Incentive target industries||
manufacturing, logistics, call centers, data centers and research and development facilities
Services for investment in Japan
|Providing market information||Advice on the matters related to entering into Japanese market|
|Support for establishing a base||Consultation on the matters related to establishing a Japanese base, Provision of facilities including a incubation office|