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Regional Information Miyazaki

Miyazaki, the base for Japanese foods, aims to gather rich and varied foods and technology

Your Regional Guide : Fumihiro Hatae

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Commerce, Industry, Tourism and Labor Department Business site Promotion BureauExternal site: a new window will open.

2-10-1 Tachibanadori-higashi, Miyazaki-city, Miyazaki Prefecture 880-8501
Tel: +81-985-26-7096 Fax: +81-985-26-0219


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The information below is as of November 2017. (Basic Information: September 2018)

Basic Information

Population *1 1.14 million
Labor force *1 0.57 million
Area (square kilometer) *2 7,735.32
GDP *3 3,633,860 million yen
Major industries Agriculture, forestry and fisheries, service, manufacturing(foods, electronic components and devices, rubber, beverages, textiles)
Wage *4
Initial wage for university graduates(Average)
Initial wage for upper secondery school graduates (Average)
Scheduled cash eanings (Average)
Land price(for 1square meter) *5
Land price for industrial use (Average)
Land Price for Commercial Use (Average)
Number of Establishments *6 56,479
Number of Employees *6 500,829
Offices overseas

Shanghai, Hong Kong, China

JETRO office

JETRO Miyazaki

Regional Profile

Strength of the region's industries and economy

Known as the “sunny, green country,” Miyazaki Prefecture is characterized by its rich natural environment, its agricultural products grown in fertile sun-drenched land and its sanguine but hard-working temperament of its residents. In particular, the labor force is large thanks to a high birth rate. With an eye on future generations, Miyazaki Prefecture is promoting the food business as a growing industry and solar power as a next-generation energy source, and a number of other projects are currently in progress such as the development of a medical industry base.

Foreign company(s) operating in the industry

  • Baxter Limited
  • Boston Scientific Japan Corporation
  • Dell Inc.
  • Solar Frontier K.K.
Company name Baxter International, Inc.External site: a new window will open.
Country U.S
Industry sector

Peritoneal dialysis fluid

Outline of business

Development, manufacturing and sales of pharmaceutical products and medical devices

Date of entry 1990
Motivation for selecting region
  • Rich and high-quality water resources
  • Eagerness of the prefecture and local community toward establishment of support system for advancing companies
  • Baxter Limited
Company name Boston Scientific, Inc.External site: a new window will open.
Industry sector

Educational center for users to promote sales of products and appropriate use

Outline of business
  1. Import and sales of medical devices
  2. Medical information service
  3. Organization of medical seminars, lectures and exhibitions
  4. Clinical development and regulatory approval applications for medical devices, and other related matters
Date of entry 1997
Motivation for selecting region
  • Safe location
  • Power in Miyazaki
  • Backup system
  • Similar to California (US)
  • Boston Scientific Japan Corporation
Company name Dell, Inc.External site: a new window will open.
Country U.S
Industry sector

Customer center

Outline of business

Development, sales and other related businesses of personal computers and peripheral devices

Motivation for selecting region
  • Active support provided by the government, securing workforce
  • Fewer competitors

Dell, Inc.

Available incentives

Incentive name

Subsidy Program

Outline of Incentives (Requirements etc.)

Limit: Up to 5 billion, largest amount in the Kyushu region
Companies are eligible for receiving both this subsidy and another one provided by other municipalities of the area in which the company has developed business.

Incentive name

Information on business development in Miyazaki Prefecture

Outline of Incentives (Requirements etc.)

The prefecture provides a one-stop-service counter for supporting companies in securing employees and selecting sites.

Services for investment in Japan

Providing market information Advice on the matters related to entering into Japanese market
Support for establishing a base Provision of facilities including a incubation office