|GREATER NAGOYA INITIATIVE e-Newsletter
Issue No.65 (September 2011)
Greater Nagoya Means Greater Business Opportunities
1. GNI Event: GNI Singapore Clean Energy Mission
|1. GNI Event: GNI Singapore Clean Energy Mission|
The Greater Nagoya Initiative will send a mission to Singapore and participate in an exhibition; Clean Energy Expo Asia 2011 taking place at the Suntec Singapore Convention Centre (Nov. 1–3).
With a part of the activities, Greater Nagoya Initiative plans to participate in the Clean Energy Expo Asia 2011 taking place at the Suntec Singapore Convention Centre (Nov. 1–3) with local companies who have advanced technologies and interested in entering into business exchange with Singapore in the clean energy field.
Local companies are:
Greater Nagoya Initiative conducts activities in cooperate with Chubu Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry, Aich, Gifu, Mie prefecture, and municipalities within the region, and related economic organizations. The objective of this join organization is to support global business alliance between overseas and Japanese companies and to support foreign direct investment.
|2. News:Subsidy Program for Projects Promoting Asian Site Location in Japan|
Subsidy Program for Projects Promoting Asian Site Location in Japan is released. Guidelines for the program, including an application form, were released by the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO).This program offers incentives to international companies that establish their regional headquarters or R&D site in Japan.
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[Period of Public Offering]:
|3. Event: GNI Booths at Messe Nagoya 2011|
The international trade fair, "Messe Nagoya 2011" will take place at Port Messe Nagoya from November 9th (Wed) – 12th (Sat). "Messe Nagoya is a cross-industrial trade fair that promotes business-to-business exchanges for local small and medium sized enterprises in the Greater Nagoya region. Greater Nagoya Initiative will staff three booths to enhance the business matching between non-Japanese companies who established their business in the region and local companies.
http://www.messenagoya.jp/english.html (French, Chinese, Korean languages are available.)
|4.Investment: Mag-Isover Concludes US$ 200 milIilon investment for New Factory|
Mag-Isover, K.K., the Japanese arm of leading French giant Saint-Gobain, headquartered in Tokyo has formally announced plans to build a new glass and insulation materials production facility in Tsu city located in Greater Nagoya. The total investment amounts to JPY 15 billion (Approx. US$ 200 million )
The formal proceedings for the site location agreement were conducted at the Mie prefectural government by Mag-Isover president/representative director François-Xavier Lienhart, Governor Suzuki, and other relevant officials.
Information is taken by the website: Invest in Mie:
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