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Hokkaido – land of potential

Hokkaido, where magnicent natural environment and sophisticated cities exist in harmony, advanced industries and infrastructures are in place, and links with major cities abroad help attract many overseas tourists and foreign-owned enterprises.
This is a wondrous land that has achieved large-scale economic development.
It’s brimming with the potential to nurture new industries and allow businesses to thrive.

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Hokkaido is brimming with seasonal charms

Hokkaido is located in the northernmost part of Japan, and boasts abundant natural surroundings. As the four distinct seasons change, so do the countless expressions of the landscapes. Blessings from nature, such as delicious agricultural and marine products, are plentiful. A variety of resorts and sports can be enjoyed throughout the year, especially in winter, which is popular among those who seek high-quality powder snow.

Tourism
Agriculture
Dairy and livestock farming
Fishing industry
Food manufacturing
Bio industry
IT industry
Alternative energy and energy conservation

Various opportunities in Hokkaido

Tourism
Take advantage of the rapid increase in overseas tourists
Agriculture
Utilize Hokkaido’s 1-trillion-yen agriculture industry
Dairy and livestock farming
Hokkaido is Japan’s largest dairy and livestock farming region, and accounts for approximately 20% of Japan’s entire livestock production value
Fishing industry
Make use of Hokkaido’s 300-billion-yen fishing industry
Food manufacturing
Utilize the capacity of Hokkaido’s 9-trillion-yen food industry
Bio industry
Make use of the potential of Hokkaido’s bio-industries
IT industry
Make use of the accumulation and capability of Hokkaido’s IT-related industries
Alternative energy and energy conservation
Make use of the scale and potential of Hokkaido’s alternative energy sources project and energy conservation project
Worldwide access
Easy domestic access
Low risk of disaster
Stable energy supply
Supply of high-quality human resources
Comfortable living environment

Hokkaido’s business advantages

Worldwide access
Direct fights on 22 international routes from three airports in Hokkaido
Easy domestic access
A total of 32 routes throughout Japan from nine airports in Hokkaido
Low risk of disaster
Safety and peace of mind that’s vital for industrial activity. The risk of disaster is low in Hokkaido
Stable energy supply
Stable supply of industrial energy
Supply of high-quality human resources
Hokkaido supplies excellent human resources
Comfortable living environment
Hokkaido offers a comfortable living environment
Various experiment and research institutes
Public experiment and research institutes provide strong back-up for enterprises

Consultation Support Desks
Comprehensive consultations on investing in Hokkaido

Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Hokkaido Trade Information Center

ADDRESS 9F, Hokkaido Keizai Center Building, Kita 1-jo Nishi 2-chome, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido
PHONE +81-11-261-7434 (011-261-7434 from inside Japan)
FAX +81-11-221-0973 (011-221-0973 from inside Japan)
URL(English) https://www.jetro.go.jp/en/invest/
URL(Japanese) https://www.jetro.go.jp/jetro/japan/hokkaido/

Hokkaido International Business Center
The following organization can also assist with consultations from China (Japanese only)

ADDRESS 1F, Hokkaido Keizai Center Building, Kita 1-jo Nishi 2-chome, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido (located inside The Hokkaido International Trade & Industry Promotion Association)
PHONE +81-11-251-2700 (011-251-2700 from inside Japan)
FAX +81-11-251-2629 (011-251-2629 from inside Japan)
URL http://www.dousanhin.com/hibc/project/language/index-c.php (Chinese)

HOKKAIDO Government Representative Office Registered in Singapore Covering ASEAN Countries
Government support (ASEAN and China)

ADDRESS 16 Raffles Quay, #16-02B, Hong Leong Building SINGAPORE 048581
PHONE +65-6507-3590
URL http://www.hokkaido-asean.org/

Hokkaido Economic Exchange Department, Japan-China Economic Association

ADDRESS Room 1601, Shanghai International Trade Center, 2201 Yan’an West Road, Shanghai, The People’s Republic of China
PHONE +86-21-6210-9306
URL http://www.beihaidao-china.com/

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