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)
1 Osaka 15,784 Aichi 846,075 Aichi 46,968
2 Aichi 15,576 Osaka 443,034 Kanagawa 17,956
3 Saitama 10,902 Shizuoka 405,154 Osaka 16,996
4 Tokyo 10,322 Saitama 396,691 Shizuoka 16,787
5 Shizuoka 9,138 Hyogo 361,956 Hyogo 15,666

*The Ministry of Economy and Industry (2018)

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

industry products amount(billion) rank share
Transportation machine Motor vehicle, motor bike 4,269 2 7.4%
Electrical appliances Air conditioner,refrigerator 2,014 2 11.7%
Chemical products Plastic, cosmetic 1,742 5 6.2%
Drink, tobacco Mineral water, tea 845 2 8.9%
Foodstuff Fishery food, seasoning 1,298 7 4.7%
pulp・paper Paper 802 1 11.6%
Machine Machine for agriculture and construction etc. 861 6 4.3%
Medicine Medicine 672 1 9.7%
Medical equipment catheter 359 1 18.4%

*the ministry of economy and industry survey of manufacturing (2018)

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
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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.