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tahara city

30‐1 Minamibaba, Tahara-cho,Tahara-city, Aichi Prefecture 441-3421
Tel: 0531-23-3549 Fax: 0531-23-0669

Tahara city

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The information below is as of November 2017.

Basic Information

Population *1 0.06 million
Labor force *1 0.04 million
Area *2 189.0 km²
GDP *3 *
Major industries Transport Equipment, steel manufacture, steel rolling, electric utility industry, agriculture
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 2,615
Number of Employees *6 34,551
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Regional Profile

Strength of the region's industries and economy

In Tahara City, automobile-related industry businesses are located and gathered, centering on Tahara Plant of Toyota, engaged actively in production. Recently, the cluster of renewable energy industry is developing, with attention focused from throughout Japan as an industry complex where manufacturing industry and renewable energy industry coexist.
Regarding agriculture, another key industry of Tahara City, the gross agricultural output is the largest in Japan. However, there are issues with an aging population and lack of successors. Therefore the city tries to secure farmers by introducing innovative technologies and to establish the sustainable agricultural infrastructure that secures stable farm management by introducing ICT and other advanced farming systems.

Foreign company(s) operating in the industry

In Tahara City, there are bases for manufacturing and research facilities of two foreign companies.

  • Air Liquide in Japan
  • BASF Japan Ltd.

Available incentives

- Tahara City offers a subsidy without upper limit for the construction of a new plant or office, or their expansion in the designated areas to support the business operator to reduce the burden of capital invested.
- The city also supports the new construction or expansion of the small and medium-sized companies that have supported the economy and employment in the community for a long time, and reinvestment in fields that play a central role in the supply chain.

Incentive name

Tahara City Financial Incentive for Newly Located Companies

Incentive type Preferential treatment system
Incentive target industries

Manufacturing industries, transportaiton/communication,

Outline of Incentives (Requirements etc.)

Grant amount equivalent to the payment of fixed asset tax for three years for the construction of a new plant or office, or expansion in the designated areas in the city (no upper limit)

Incentive name

Subsidy System for the Promotion of the Reinvestment to the Companies in Tahara City

Incentive type subsidies
Incentive target industries

Future automobile-related, Aerospace-related and Environmental/new energy-related

Outline of Incentives (Requirements etc.)

ahara City offers subsidy for the small and medium-sized companies that have been located in the city for 20 years or more, in case they plan to reinvest in the expansion of the plant, office, of other facilities.

Related Link
Industrial location guide: Tahara Industrial SiteExternal site: a new window will open.
Incentive: Incentive | Tahara Industrial SiteExternal site: a new window will open.

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