Fukushima Prefecture business siting fund loan system
- Newly established, expanded, or transferred company instructed factory sites, industrial parks, or in agricultural areas within Fukushima Prefecture.
- Companies engaged in the following businesses
ｱ. Manufacturing, road transport, warehousing, packaging, wholesaling
ｲ. Specified 16 industries
- In principle, SMEs prescribed in Article 2 of the Small and Medium Enterprises Basic Law shall have preference.
- In principle, companies that have 5 or more newly employed employees, and that plan to ensure that 20% or more of these are residents of power supply areas (corresponding to 51 cities, towns, and villages within the prefecture).
Industry support service (Specified 16 industries)
①Institutes of natural sciences ②Data processing services ③Mechanical design services ④Software services ⑤Engineering services ⑥Design services ⑦Business information services ⑧Advertising agencies ⑨Display services ⑩Management consultancy ⑪Machinery repair ⑫Non-destructive testing services ⑬Industrial cleaning equipment ⑭General leasing business ⑮Industrial machinery and equipment rental ⑯Office machinery and equipment rental
- Machinery and equipment acquisition costs
- factory (including buildings) construction costs
- factory land acquisition and preparation costs all
up to 15 years (including up to 2 years deferment)
Financing interest rates:
Fixed (1.9% p.a.) or variable (1.2% p.a., in principle reviewed every 2 years)
*Interest rates are as of March 2015
Upper limit on financing:
¥200 million per company (¥1 billion if deemed particularly necessary by the Governor)
*Up to 70% of costs for financed company
In principle, banks with head offices or branches within the prefecture, Shoko Chukin Bank, credit unions and credit cooperatives within the prefecture.
the Commerce, Industry, & Labour Department, Production, Investment Promotion Division, Fukushima Prefectural Government Ph.: 024-521-7280