Independence & recovery support employment creation business siting subsidy
In order to secure a workplace for victims of the disaster, and accelerate their future independence and return home, this provides support for companies to construct new factories and other facilities in zones under evacuation directives, with the aim of creating employment and concentrating industry.
（1） Factories,（ 2） Distribution facilities,（ 3） Testing and research facilities,（ 4） Facilities used for call centers and data centers, etc.（ 5） Stores (wholesale & retail, eating & drinking establishments and other lifestyle-related service facilities),（ 6） Accommodation,（ 7） Company housing,（ 8） Machinery & equipment (work related to machinery and equipment in business carried out in facilities (1) to (4))
Difficult-to-return zones,Restricted residence zones,Zones in preparation for the lifting of the evacuation directive,Zones with canceled evacuation directives,Zones previously subject to emergency evacuation（See map）
Factories,Distribution facilities,Testing and research facilities,Facilities used for call centers and data centers, etc.Stores (wholesale & retail, eating & drinking establishments and other lifestyle-related service facilities),Accommodation,Company housing,Machinery & equipment
Initial investment for establishment of factories (restricted to use for corresponding businesses) Land acquisition costs (rental excluded), building and equipment acquisition costs, and corresponding ancillary construction costs.
○New local employment depending on capital outlay for fixed assets (see table at right)
○Enterprises announced overseas before March 29, 2016 (day FY2016 budget drawn up by cabinet) are excluded.
Proportion of grant
Zones under evacuation directives and with canceled evacuation directives (up to 1 year after cancellation)
Small/medium businesses: 3/4 ~ 2/3 Large businesses: 2/3 ~ 1/2
Areas with canceled evacuation directives, etc.
Small/medium businesses: 2/3 ~ 1/2 Large businesses: 1/2 ~ 1/5
- After adoption, it is necessary to carry out grant application by March 31, 2019
- Subsidized business will need to conclude by the end of December 2020, and in payment of the subsidy will need to end by the end of March 2021.
Commerce, Industry, & Labour Department, Production, Investment Promotion Division, Fukushima Prefectural Government