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Regional Information Hiroshima city
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1-6-34 Kokutaiji-machi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-city Hiroshima Prefecture 730-8586
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The information below is as of July 2015.
|Population *1||1.17 million|
|Labor force *1||0.59 million|
|Area *2||905.0 km²|
|GDP *3||5,071,000 million yen|
|Major industries||Service, wholesale/retail, real estate, manufacturing(transport/product machine), transport and communication|
|Land price(for 1m²) *5||
|Number of Establishments *6||58,523|
|Number of Employees *6||618,100|
Shanghai, China (Run by a foundation funded by Hiroshima City, etc.)
Strength of the region's industries and economy
Hiroshima City boasts industrial clusters of advanced technologies in manufacturing industries as seen in world-class manufacturers in the city, e.g., Mazda in the automobile sector, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Japan Steel Works in the machinery industry. A population of 1.19 million in the city brings about a large consumer market, expanding its commercial area to the peripheral areas, placing the Chugoku and Shikoku districts at the core, and providing companies developing business in the city with ample business opportunities. In the northwest part of the city, a new, multifunctional industrial park for business, academia and housing, called “Hiroshima Seifu-Shinto,” is being developed, and attracting many manufacturing, distribution, and commercial companies to form clusters.
Hiroshima City established the Business Location Promotion Subsidy Program targeting all areas of the city in order to vitalize its economy through facilitating the accumulation of industries and creating job opportunities. This scheme aims to help companies that intend to develop business in the city reduce their initial investment costs.
Business Location Promotion Subsidy system for Hiroshima
|Incentive target industries||
Companies recognized to be appropriate for industrial development of the city
|Outline of Incentives (Requirements etc.)||
Max. 40% of building/machinery and equipment up to 1 billion yen
Subsidy of 50% max of the rent up to 20 million yen
Subsidy of 20 million yen per business establishment without exception
- Related Link
- Industrial location guide: Hiroshima city firm location guide
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|
Database of candidate partners
"Industries in Hiroshima" Business Information in Hiroshima
The database provides the outline of the companies located in Hiroshima City and its suburbs (manufacturers, the information industry and design offices) and their processing/production technologies