One-Stop Center supports foreign-affiliated firms advancing to Shizuoka Prefecture to build plants or business bases.

Investment Guide

Q. Main industry in Shizuoka prefecture.

A. Main industry of Shizuoka manufacturing and the share and rank of Japan are in the list.

manufacturing industry’s rank of prefecture in Japan(the number of company is employing    more than 4 employee)

rank number(place) Employee Amount of Products shipment(billion)
Osaka 17,352 Aichi 791,315 Aichi 43,604
Aichi 16,694 Osaka 437,826 Kanagawa 17,626
Tokyo 12,102 Shizuoka 383,224 Osaka 16,325
Saitama 11,524 Saitama 375,994 Shizuoka 16,063
Shizuoka 9,728 Kanagawa 346,420 Hyogo 14,776

*The Ministry of Economy and Industry (2014)

 Shizuoka’s main industry higher ranked in Japan(amount of products shipment)

industry products amount(billion) rank share
Transportation machine Motor vehicle, motor bike 4,065 2 8.1%
Electrical appliances Air conditioner,


1,810 1 11.7%
Chemical products Plastic, cosmetic 1,398 8 5.2%
Drink, tobacco Mineral water, tea 1,151 1 12.3%
Foodstuff Fishery food, seasoning 1,099 7 4.6%
pulp・paper Paper 713 1 11.1%
Machine Machine for agriculture and construction etc. 669 7 4.3%
Medicine Medicine 483 4 7.3%
Medical equipment catheter 386 1 19.4%

*the ministry of economy and industry survey of manufacturing (2014)

 Targeted industry

  • Shizuoka prefectural government assists advancing newly growing industry and promote accumulating new industry by reinforcing the base industry, cultivating.
  • New industry accumulating cluster
    a Phalma valley project(medicine , medical)
    b Food science hills project(food)
    c Photon valley project(optics・electronics)
  • Growing industry
    next generation car, aircraft and space, medical・welfare equipment, robot,

Environment, optical technics

  • 2018/04/04 The number of factory attraction to Shizuoka Pref. is the top in Japan (2017servey by MITI) =Inland area is very attractive.
  • 2017/12/08 Exchange meeting at Shizuoka University of Art and Culture =Foreign students and Japanese students with companies
  • 2017/12/08 Japanese government is considering New resident status in Japan “Preparing for Foundation”
  • 2017/09/22 26th Oct, 2017 Shizuoka Inevestment Seminar in Tokyoダウンロード
  • 2017/09/12 25th Nov. Recruit meeting (Global students and Companies) will be held. please check the information afterwards

foreign-affiliated companies

One-Stop Center.

One-Stop Service Center | Shizuoka international Business Association.

Shizuoka International Business Association,
44-1 Ohtemachi, Aoi-ku, Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka 420-0853 Japan.



* Under entrustment from the Shizuoka prefectural government, the Center is operated by the Shizuoka International Business Association (SIBA).

* The cost for the operation of the Center is born by the prefectural government. Anyone can use the Center free of charge.