Investing in Japan
Regional Information Yamaguchi
Yamaguchi aims to accumulate medical-related industries
Your Regional Guide : Keisuke Yamasaki
Commerce, Industry ＆ Labor Department Enterprise Induction Promotion section
1-1 Taki-machi, Yamaguchi-city, Yamaguchi Prefecture 753-8501
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The information below is as of January 2017.
|Population *1||1.40 million|
|Labor force *1||0.68 million|
|Area *2||6,112.3 km²|
|GDP *3||5,778,917 million yen|
|Major industries||Chemical, transport equipment/appliance, petroleum/coal product, steel and general machinery/tool|
|Land price(for 1m²) *5||
|Number of Establishments *6||65,985|
|Number of Employees *6||584,608|
Strength of the region's industries and economy
A center of basic material industries including chemical, petroleum and steel, processing and assembly industry like the automobile and other industries. There are outstanding research functions as well.
Foreign company(s) operating in the industry
Twelve foreign companies, including German, U.S., Dutch, and Swiss, have facilities in the prefecture. Nine of them are chemical companies.
|Company name||Japan Climate Systems Corporation|
Automobile air conditioner
|Date of entry||December 2006|
|Motivation for selecting region||
Concentration of the automobile industry and good access to Mazda's Hofu factory and Kita-Kyushu.
|Support provided by local government or JETRO||
Information provision and advice about acceptance conditions and subsidies from local governments.
Outstanding transportation access reduced the costs and time for physical distribution. Able to broaden market to north Kyushu, where automobile-related industries are concentrated, and even to Asia.
The prefecture grants a subsidy for the construction of factories and other facilities (3 billion yen maximum) and subsidizes 80% of the land acquisition cost in the specific industrial park. One-stop service is provided to give information and advice about human resources, real estate, approvals, and licenses.
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|