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Regional Information Fukushima city

“Mi (fruit),” “Mi (taste),” “Mi (beautiful scenery),” and “Mi (sightseeing)” Fukushima City is beauty and substance

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Fukushima City, Commerce, Industry and Tourism Department, Business Investment Promotion Division

3-1 Gorouuchimachi, Fukushima-city, Fukushima Prefecture
Tel: 024-525-3723 Fax: 024-535-1401 6

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The information below is as of January 2017.

Basic Information

Population *1 0.29 million
Labor force *1 0.14 million
Area *2 767.7 km²
GDP *3 *
Major industries IT, metal, ceramic engineering/soil, food and electronic machinery
Wage *4
Initial wage for university graduates(Average)
Initial wage for college of technology/junior colledge graduates (Average)
Initial wage for upper secondery school graduates (Average)
Scheduled cash eanings (Average)
Land price(for 1m²) *5
Land price for industrial use (Average)
Land Price for Commercial Use (Average)
Number of Establishments *6 13,175
Number of Employees *6 130,330
JETRO office

JETRO Fukushima

Regional Profile

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.

Available incentives

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 name

Incentive for promoting employment

Incentive type 補助金
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
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