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Business Support Division, Commerce, Industry ,Labour and Tourism Department, Tokushima Prefecture External site: a new window will open.

1-1Bandai-cho, Tokushima-city, Tokushima Prefecture 770-8570 Japan
Tel: 088-621-2155 Fax: 088-621-2853
kigyoushienka@pref.tokushima.jp

Tokushima

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The information below is as of January 2017.

Basic Information

Population *1 0.75 million
Labor force *1 0.36 million
Area *2 4,146.7 km²
GDP *3 2,937,090 million yen
Major industries Chemicals,electrical equipment,foods,paper,beverages,etc.
Wage *4
Initial wage for university graduates(Average)
186,400yen
Initial wage for college of technology/junior colledge graduates (Average)
174,100yen
Initial wage for upper secondery school graduates (Average)
153,200yen
Scheduled cash eanings (Average)
272,500yen
Land price(for 1m²) *5
Land price for industrial use (Average)
17,700yen
Land Price for Commercial Use (Average)
60,800yen
Number of Establishments *6 39,217
Number of Employees *6 306,064
Offices overseas

Shanghai,China

JETRO office

JETRO Tokushima

Regional Profile

Strength of the region's industries and economy

In addition to local industries such as pharmaceutical, food, machinery, and metal-related industries, companies with a global market share in LED and lithium-ion battery are located in the prefecture. Concerning the LED industry, in particular, 140 related companies are aggregated through projects such as the LED Valley Project.
There are also many industries related to information and communication such as call centers because of the advancement of information infrastructure. The use of optical fiber network in Tokushima is at top class in Japan.

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Industrial cluster, project: LED Valley TokushimaExternal site: a new window will open.

Available incentives

A customizable preferential system is available for a variety of business types.

Incentive name

Subsidies for establishment of new business facilities

Incentive type Subsidies
Incentive target industries

Manufacturing, research, etc.

Outline of Incentives (Requirements etc.)

Subsidies up to 1.5 billion yen
Subsidy rate up to 25%
Subsidy for every new employment in the prefecture, up to 700,000 yen.
Subsidy is also available for expansion of factories after establishment. No limit in the "total amount of subsidy" or the "total number of times to receive the subsidy".
Subsidy is also available for transferring headquarters' functions from other prefectures.

Incentive name

Subsidy for promoting establishment of information- and communications-related industries

Incentive type Subsidies
Incentive target industries

Information- and communications-related industries such as call centers and digital contents services, etc.

Outline of Incentives (Requirements etc.)

Subsidies for connection fees and rents up to 50% for 5 years
Subsidies up to 20% of cost of invested fixed assets
Subsidy for every new employment in the prefecture, up to 700,000 yen.
Subsidy is also available for transferring headquarters' functions from other prefectures.

Incentive name

Subsidy for inviting creative SOHO to local communities

Incentive type Subsidies
Incentive target industries

Creative services, SOHO enterprises

Outline of Incentives (Requirements etc.)

Subsidies for connection fees and rents up to 50% for 3 years
Subsidy for every new employment in the prefecture, up to 300,000 yen.
Subsidy is also available for transferring headquarters' functions from other prefectures.

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