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Attractions of KANSAI (KANSAI's Profile)

Last update:May 1st, 2014

KANSAI's Profile

Kansai is located at the heart of Japan. Including the three major cities of Kyoto, Osaka and Kobe, Kansai has the nation’s second-largest economy, with a population of over 21.5 million and a $ 939billion-GRP*.  

In addition to its huge market, the area is also known as the home of world-famous electronics companies such as Panasonic and Sharp.

Not only these leading companies but also top-level academic institutions are concentrated in the region.

In addition, Kansai offers an excellent business infrastructure including a fully developed highway and rail network, and a 24-hour international airport.

Kansai is the place which offers a business environment ripe with opportunities. 
 (*Derived from Fiscal Year 2010 normal GRP of the region)

Contact Information

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Kansai Bureau
International Investment Promotion Division
Address: 1-5-44 Otemae, Chuo-ku, Osaka, 540-8535