Beautiful port to Asia KARATSU

Introductory video

1-1.BASIC INFO

Map of Japan Access to Karatsu from domestic major cities

Kyushu Area Information
*1:Kyushu Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry "Business cycle statistics", 2016.
(http://www.kyushu.meti.go.jp/keizai-db/db_top.html)

1-2.LOCATION

Location of Karatsu city by map Positional merit of Karatsu city

WORLD WIDE VALUE
Karatsu city is aiming to create new added value and contribute to the revitalization of not only the local communities and the nation but also the entire world.

1-3.LIVING ENVIRONMENT

Q:WHY KARATSU?

A:BECAUSE KARATSU IS SAFE AND HAS ATTRACTIVE LIVING CONDITIONS!

■No visible capable fault in Karatsu area. No visible capable fault nor heavy damage earthquake has been reported previously in Karatsu fringe. Occurrence rate for more than M6 level earthquake is less than 3% based on published documents by Earthquake Research Committee so it is said that the occurrence of an earthquake is very low in Karatsu.

Kyushu active fault map
DATE AREA MAGNITUDE(M) DAMAGE
679 CHIKUSHI 6.5~7.5 Crashed houses
22nd June, 1703 OGI NA Land slide in Ogi-onkuri and blocked hotspring
14th November, 1831 HIZEN 6.1 Damaged Saga castle. Completely destroyed house.
20th March, 2005 SEIHOUOKI, FUKUOKA 7.0 Injured: 15 ppl
EARTHQUAKE-STRIKEN IN SAGA PREFECTURE

2-1.BEST AREA

Q:WHY KARATSU?

A:BECAUSE OF EASY ACCESS TO ASIA.

World map around Japan Expansion of Japan map Distribution base to Asia Japan map enlarged line

2-2.PROPERTY

Q:WHY KARATSU?

A:BECAUSE YOU CAN SAVE LAND PRICE.

Compared to Tokyo (land fee) Commercial land price Industrial land price
Source:”The Best Considered Place for Industrial Location Guide in Saga”, Mar.2016, SAGA PREFECTURAL GOVERNMENT

2-3.OFFICE RENT

Q:WHY KARATSU?

A:BECAUSE YOU CAN SAVE OFFICE RENT.

Compared to Tokyo (rent) Office rent (ping unit price)
Source:”The Best Considered Place for Industrial Location Guide in Saga”, Mar.2016, SAGA PREFECTURAL GOVERNMENT

2-4.EMPLOYMENT

Q:WHY KARATSU?

A:BECAUSE YOU CAN SAVE TOTAL CASH SALARY.

TOTAL CASH SALARY(Business establishments with over 30 employees)
Not only saving cash salary but also securing human resources quite easily.
All businesses Manufacturing industry
Source:”The Best Considered Place for Industrial Location Guide in Saga”, Mar.2016, SAGA PREFECTURAL GOVERNMENT

2-5.SUBSIDIES

Q:WHY KARATSU?

A:BECAUSE KARATSU HAS AN EXCELLENT SUPPORT SYSTEM.

Facility investment / rental subsidy
Employment subsidy / Staff relocation subsidy
Subsidy to encourage site selection
Subsidy for Cosmetic
Other
FYI: Refer to INDEX 4“INCENTIVE PROGRAMS”
Please feel free to contact us for inquiries about the benefit packages, etc.

3-1.KARATSU’S ATTRACTIVENESS

Q:WHY KARATSU?

A:BECAUSE JAPAN COSMETIC CENTER (JCC) IS LOCATED IN KARATSU CITY.

The Japan Cosmetic Center (JCC) located in Karatsu city, Saga prefecture in Japan is engaged on a under the theme of developing industry as a Cosmetic products and Health Food Products for a growing industry.
The main ambition of the JCC is to develop a real business cluster in Karatsu City in the cosmetic industry.

JAPAN COSMETIC CENTER (JCC) IS LOCATED IN KARATSU CITY

Specialized Cosmetic center based on government-industry-academia collaboration.

3-2.TOP LEVEL SUPPORT

Q:WHY JCC?

A:BECAUSE JCC HAS A WIDE COSMETIC NETWORK.

In order for the realization of an international cosmetics cluster mainly in Karatsu City, Genkai Town in Saga Prefecture, the Japan Cosmetic center "JCC" was established by related companies, producers, research organizations of universities, supporting organizations of government and economic associations.

More than 170 JCC members* and 19 support organizations including 10 different universities and governments (HQ located in Karatsu).

* Mar.2017


Industry-academic-government network image diagram

3-3.BUSINESS DESCRIPTION

Q:WHY JCC?

A:BECAUSE JCC IS AIMING FOR ACHIEVING TO BECOME AN INTERNATIONAL COSMETIC CLUSTER.

“Beauty” ”Health” “Materials” and “Exchange”as pillars to achieve an international cosmetics cluster.

Global Cosmetic Cluster

Q:WHAT JCC CAN DO?

A:BECAUSE PROVIDE EXCELLENT SUPPORTS FOR THE COSMETIC FIELD.

Support items in JCC's cosmetics related field
Business description schematic

Q:WHY JCC?

A:BECAUSE JCC OFFERS A WIDE RANGE OF COSMETIC BUSINESS NETWORKING WHICH WORKS BETTER FOR YOU!

Providing suitable beneficial service for your company through our network Examples of Business support

3-4.INTERNATIONAL RELATION

Q:JCC'S NETWORK?

A:JCC has signed a co-operation agreement with the Cosmetic Valley, Beauty Cluster Barcelona , Polo Technologico Dellaz Cosmesi and Taiwan Beauty Valley.

Business agreement of JCC

Support your offshore business through our international network

  1. Promote mutual economic, trade and research exchanges between companies, regions and universities.
  2. Develop a wide range of advantages to contribute to mutual corporate expansion, investment and tie-ups.
  3. Provide business support and import/export services within the Asian and EU market.
  4. Build an international cosmetic cluster.

Business TIE-UP with FRANCE

BLOOM and BCL YASUNAGA and NEUVE A

Business TIE-UP with SPAIN

2015 Nov.

JCC visited Barcelona
Meeting with 17companies

visit to Barcelona

2016 Jan.

Spanish companies visited Karatsu
B to B Meetings were held at Karatsu & Tokyo


Newspaper article From Spain cosmetics group visits Japan

Business TIE-UP with ITALY

2015 Nov.

Chairman of POLO visited Karatsu


Newspaper Article Collaboration to expanding import and export of cosmetics

2016 Mar.

JCC and JCC members visited Cosmoprof Bologna
B to B Meeting was held with POLO

visited Cosmoprof Bologna

Business TIE-UP with TAIPEI

2016 Aug.

TAIWAN BEAUTY VALLEY(TBV) AND & JCC MOU SIGNING CEREMONY

TAIWAN BEAUTY VALLEY(TBV)

2016 AUG.

First B to B Meeting was held with TBV

First meeting negotiation exchange meeting held

Business TIE-UP with THAI

2017 Jan.

Thai Cosmetic Cluster(TCC)AND & JCC MOU SIGNING CEREMONY

Thai Cosmetic Cluster(TCC)
Thai Cosmetic Cluster(TCC)AND & JCC MOU SIGHING CEREMONY

3-5.BACKUP SYSTEM

Q:WHY JCC?

A:BECAUSE JCC IS SUPPORTED BY VERY RELIABLE NATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS.

SUCH AS… “ MINISTRY OF ECONOMY, TRADE AND INDUSTRY” , “CABINET SECRETARIAT” AND etc…

Various institutions in the country where JCC is supported

JCC MEMBERS

JCC MEMBERS

3-6.ACCESS

Airplane access Appearance of office building JCC Address JCC cosmetic raw material development room address

4-1.SAGA PREFECTURE

Preferential treatment system in Saga prefecture Saga prefecture factory etc. location promotion subsidy

4-2.KARATSU CITY

Preferential treatment system in the location of Karatsu city It is Japan's top level.

Other:
Such as Water rate subsidy, Site greening subsidy , Tax exemption for fixed assets etc… Please contact us for more details.

4-3.COSMETIC

Preferential treatment system of Karatsu city specialized in cosmetic companies Karatsu city specialization system specialized in cosmetics related enterprise contents

Various support programs are available for office rental etc… So please do not hesitate to contact us!

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