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Victory Road from Fukuoka

Fukuoka has many professional sports teams such as baseball, soccer, basketball and rugby, and also has abundant experience in organizing international sporting events and competitions, such as the World Swimming and World Cross Country Championships, and the 2013 Grand Prix of Figure Skating.

Fukuoka Prefecture has both international airports and ferry terminals and, from there, everywhere in Japan can be comfortably accessed by shinkansen, Japan’s high speed trains. Tokyo can also be easily reached in 90 minutes by plane.

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Japanese Traditional Craft in Fukuoka

Present Day Breath-taking Craftsmanship

Approximately 222 items nationwide have been designated as traditional craft works by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry with the standard based on “having a history of over 100 years and still continuing.” There are seven traditional craft items in Fukuoka prefecture, and the lineup is versatile, including textiles, ceramics, dolls, and buddhist altars.

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Business and Invest in Fukuoka

Fukuoka has a surprisingly high GDP comparable to both Ireland and Czech Republic, with well-established firm ties to the rapidly expanding markets in East Asia.

Source: metichannel
In terms of business opportunities, local cities in Japan are on par with larger cities such as Tokyo and hold the key to tomorrow’s business growth and success. Fukuoka Prefecture, the heart of the Kyushu economy, has become a center for global companies and research institutes that employ advanced technologies for automobiles, robots, semiconductors, and more.

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Source: Prime Minister’s Office of Japan
Fukuoka city will host the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in June 2019. Recently, the city is rapidly gaining popularity among start-ups from overseas. Watch how Fukuoka is supporting start-up entrepreneurs from all over the world who strive for their ambitions.

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Source: JLL
Find out why start-ups are looking to set up in Fukuoka and what this means to the residential market there. Fukuoka, the largest city in Kyushu Island in southern Japan, is becoming one of the top tech start-up cities in Asia. Known as the Gateway to Asia, Fukuoka is boosting its appeal further to entice overseas investors, businesses and residents.

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Snapshot Fukuoka

Beautiful Town, Ocean, Mountain and Best Feast.

We Love Fukuoka!

We pick up and introduce people who enjoy in Fukuoka from YouTube.

RubyKaigi is the annual Ruby conference in Japan, is one of the oldest Ruby conferences globally.

Apr 18th(Thu)-20th(Sat)
@Fukuoka International Congress Center

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About Us

Fukuoka Center for Overseas Commerce in America (FCOCA) provides free expansion and relocation assistance and partner matching services to companies throughout North America interested in taking advantage of the market opportunities in Western Japan. FCOCA is a division of the Government of Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, and our services are completely FREE.

We can arrange partnerships, help you initiate business transactions, and introduce your products or services to Fukuoka-based companies. We can also assist you with locating the suitable office space, personnel, and professional services needed to expand your business in Western Japan. Financial incentives are also available to qualifying companies.