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.

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.

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

Hokkaido's business advantages

  • Worldwide access Direct fights on 21 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
Hokkaido’s Investment Climate
Consultation Support Desks
Comprehensive consultations on investing in Hokkaido
Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Hokkaido Trade Information Center
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Hokkaido International Business Center
The following organization can also assist with consultations from China (Japanese only)
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HOKKAIDO Government Representative Office Registered in Singapore Covering ASEAN Countries
Government support (ASEAN and China)
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Hokkaido Economic Exchange Department、Japan-China Economic Association
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