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Regional Information Shimane
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Your Regional Guide : Eiji Nakao
1 Tonomachi, Matsue-city, Shimane Prefecture 690-8501
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The information below is as of January 2017.
Manufacturing, software, etc.
(Related sectors: Automotive and Transport Equipment, ICT, Electronics)
The prefecture is characterized by its cluster of primary materials manufacturing industries. In recent years the cluster is witnessing the increased participation of companies from the telecommunications equipment, electronic component, general machinery and other processing and assembly sectors. The prefecture has various appealing points yet to be tapped including its rich water resources, electricity expenses subsidy system (40% of expenses up to 100% for 8 years), and its comparatively low land prices. Digital contents and BPO-related companies are starting to accumulate in the prefecture in recent years, exemplified principally by the location of major data centers.
|Principal Japanese companies in the industry||
|Principal foreign companies in the industry||
|Major education/research institutes of the industry||
Educational institutions: Shimane University, Matsue College of Technology, Shimane Polytechnic College, and others
|Major industry cluster plans, special zones and industry-government-academia collaboration of the industry||
Advanced Technology Innovation Project