Support and Incentives

For companies considering investment in Yamagata as well as companies that are already located in Yamagata, the prefecture promises to offer incentives, one stop support for necessary paperwork and procedures, and assistance in the high level human resource development necessary for manufacturing.

Incentives to Decrease the Cost of Investment

Subsidies, low interest loans, and incentives in the form of tax reductions and exemptions from Japan, Yamagata Prefecture, and municipal governments are available to support your business.

Financing Subsidies Tax Exemptions and Reductions

Support Services to Ensure a Smooth Investment Process

Yamagata provides support for completing all required paper work and procedures, resolving any questions regarding public utilities, mediation with research institutions, acquisition of human resources, and human resource development.

Support Institutions

Yamagata Research Institute of Technology

Yamagata established this research institution with the goal of increasing technological standards across all industry in the prefecture.
The institute can offer consultations about implementing new technologies, perform joint research projects, engage in research and development, and help train technicians.