Investing in Japan
Regional Information Kawasaki city
Kawasaki, the pioneer city for industry and research & development
Your Regional Guide : Ichiro NAGASE
International Economic Affairs Office, Economic and Labor Affairs Bureau
Kawasaki Frontier Building 10th floor
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- Please note that inquires not regarding investment in Japan may not be answered.
The information below is as of July 2015.
|Labor force*1||0.67 million|
|Major industries||Manufacturing (electronics, communications, precision machinery, petroleum/chemicals), information, service|
|Land price(for 1m²)*5||
|Number of Establishments*6||44,313|
|Number of Employees*6||514,781|
Strength of the region's industries and economy
Kawasaki City supported Japan's rapid economic growth as a manufacturing city, and has since undergone a drastic transformation into an international city for cutting-edge industries that is home to many R&D organizations.
The agglomeration of industrial technology and R&D functions brings great potential to Kawasaki. Many large corporations with global-scale business operations have located here, including such world-renowned information & communications giants as NEC, Canon, Toshiba, and Fujitsu, as well as JFE Steel, which has developed advanced environmental conservation technology, Ajinomoto, a maker of foodstuffs and amino acid products, and L'Oreal Japan, a very popular international cosmetics manufacturer.
- Related Link
- Industrial cluster, project: KAWASAKI Green Innovation
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|
- IBSC Kanagawa
Through the tie up between Kanagawa Prefecture, Yokohama City and JETRO Yokohama, Invest Japan Business Support Center (ISBC) is jointly operated within the office of JETRO Yokohama. Besides the provision of ISBC office space that is free of charge for the first 50 business days, ISBC advisors provide information and consultation services.
- The Kawasaki City Small and Medium Enterprise Support Center
The Kawasaki City Small and Medium Enterprise Support Center has assigned managers (private-sector personnel) to offer advice on management improvements, technical issues, business startups, etc., and provides free consultations.