The Infinite Possibilities of Traditional Industry and Rich Human Resources

Area Information

Location
Located in the center of Japan, Gifu is one of Greater Nagoya's primary cities.
Access
18 minutes from Nagoya by train.
55 minutes to Centrair by train, 70 minutes by car.
Infrastructure
Re-development of Gifu Station has brought many skyscrapers to the area.
The Meishin and Tokai Hokuriku Expressways provide excellent access. The Tokai Loop Expressway is under construction.
Economy & Industry
Main industries are apparel, industrial metals, and printing.
One of Japan's primary fashion centers alongside Tokyo and Osaka.
12 universities and research facilities provide excellent know-how.
Several International Convention Facilities have been made available in the city.
Life and Culture
Rich history, culture, and natural resources make Gifu an excellent tourist spot. (Nagaragawa Ukai, Kinkasan)
Industries that continue traditional ways. (Gifu Chouchin - lanterns and Wagasa - umbrellas)
Large-scale commercial development program that covers Gifu to Yanagase.

Basic Data


Gifu Fashion Center


Gifu Chouchin
Surface Area:
195.12km2
Manufactured Products Shipped: (100 million yen)
2,875
Population:
401,657
Number of Firms:
25,865
Important Industries:
apparel, industrial metals, printing, food processing, chemicals and plastics
Primary Players:
Nohhi Logistics Co., Ltd. API Co., Ltd. Gifu Plastic Industry Co., Ltd. Hirota Co., Ltd.
Universities and Research Facilities:
Gifu University (Collaborative Center for Academy/Industry/Government, Gifu University Hospital), Gifu Pharmaceutical University
Corporate Enticement Projects
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*Surface Area, Value of Manufactured Products Shipped, Population, and No. of Firms from Toyo Keizai "Toshi Datapack 2004"

Business Opportunities

Contact:
Gifu City Hall
Address:
1-11 Kanda-cho Gifu, Gifu
Phone:
+81-58-265-4141
URL:
http://www.city.gifu.lg.jp/c/19110106/19110106.html