Why Miyagi?


Miyagi Prefecture is a truly welcoming destination for international business and foreign direct investment, committed to ensuring a pro-business environment that supports companies' growth and expansion.
As the heart of Japan's northeast region of Tohoku, Miyagi offers one of the most favorable and competitive places to do business in Japan, with a range of benefits that include:
・World-Class Infrastructure ・Highly Skilled and Educated Workforce ・Cost Competiveness ・World-Leading R&D and Innovation ・Subsidies & Tax Incentives

Area Overview


Sendai city
Miyagi Prefecture is located 300 kilometers away from Tokyo in the Tohoku region of Japan. With large numbers in population, GDP, and other areas, Miyagi has developed its identity as the center of the Tohoku region.
A region blessed with nature, culture, and food, Miyagi brings city and natural environments together harmoniously, making for comfortable living. Much of Miyagi’s appeal cannot be found in the Tokyo area, making it a popular location for many companies to establish themselves.

Infrastructure


Infrastructure

Connected to the world by a variety of reliable and high quality infrastructure, Miyagi is a hub for international shipping and trade routes, bullet-train and rail connections, and domestic and international flights.

High skilled personnel


High skilled personnel

Miyagi Prefecture has numerous higher education institutions and its capital, Sendai, is regarded an academic city throughout the country. A wealth of young talent from across the Tohoku region gather in Sendai for the academic opportunities available.

Cost


Cost

Miyagi Prefecture can keep necessary business costs much lower than that of other cities in Japan. The cost of industrial and residential land are among the lowest in Japan and continues to remain lower than average.

Innovation


Innovation
Amidst precipitous changes in the eco-social structure caused by an aging and decreasing population, the demand for creative innovation continues to run high in the business world; new innovations are being created across the globe on a quotidian basis.
Japan, with its cutting-edge research and development power and excellent access to research partners, has long been renowned internationally as a destination for investment in R&D bases. Boasting a world-leading foundation for research and development, Miyagi Prefecture is one of the leading locations in Japan for R&D bases investment.

Living Environment


Living Environment
Miyagi Prefecture in 2007 enacted the nation’s first ordinance in creating a multi-cultural society, and has been developing a safe, pleasant environment for foreigners to live in ever since.

Incentive & Support


Incentive & Support
Miyagi is committed to helping companies identify the best incentives for their particular industry. A dedicated team is ready to provide advice on how to maximize available benefits, both from a national and local level.