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Hokuriku-U.S. Business Seminars

Date February 6-8, 2017

Location Fukui, Kanazawa & Toyama, Japan

The U.S. Commercial Service Western Japan and SelectUSA, with the support of the Japan External Trade Organization and the Fukui, Kanazawa and Toyama Chambers of Commerce, will host a series of seminars in Japan’s Hokuriku region to promote the 2017 SelectUSA Investment Summit and connect Japanese investors with U.S. economic development organizations (EDOs) on February 6-8, 2017 in Fukui, Kanazawa and Toyama, Japan.

Participants will hear from Japanese companies that have successfully invested in the United States. EDOs will have the opportunity to showcase their locations to companies, network, and arrange individual meetings.

About Hokuriku

Japan’s Hokuriku region, with a population of three million people, encompasses the major cities of Fukui, Kanazawa and Toyama. Facing the Japan Sea, the region is rich in water resources and well known for rice production and sake breweries.

Fukui’s major industries are textiles and machinery. It also leads Japan in eyeglasses manufacturing, with over 90 percent of national production.

Ishikawa is known for marine product manufacturing, as well as food processing.

Toyama is the industrial center of the Hokuriku Region and is also well known for its fisheries and hydroelectric resources. Major aluminum smelting plants call the city home. Toyama is also Japan’s top pharmaceutical manufacturing prefecture.

Additional Info

For more information, including registration, please contact Ms. Keida Ackerman in Washington, D.C. or Ms. Yuko Nakaoka in Osaka.