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Evolving Industrial Economy of Kyushu

The population of Kyushu Island and Yamaguchi Prefecture is approximately 14 million, which accounts for over 11% of the total population of Japan. And the total of GDP (Gross Domestic Product) by prefecture for the area is about 51 trillion yen, which is as much as GDP of countries such as Iran and Thailand.


Port of Hakata and Fukuoka Airport's share of Kyushu's total trade value in 2017

Nominal Gross Domestic Product of Fukuoka City in Fiscal Year 2015

Annual Sales Share of Wholesale Industry in 2016

Annual Sales Share of Retail Industry in 2016

Changes in Value of Imports and Exports (Hakata Port)
Changes in Value of Imports and Exports at Hakata Port

Automobile Related Industries Rubber Products
More and more automobile-related industries have been established and expanded in Fukuoka Prefecture. Among the items exported from Hakata Port, rubber products account for about 30%.

Fukuoka City: Trade Center of Kyushu

Fukuoka is surpassed only by Tokyo and Osaka in terms of its high concentration of international economic exchange organizations such as diplomatic missions and trade centers, deepening relations with foreign cities at the administrative level.

<Diplomatic Missions and Economic Organizations in Fukuoka>
  • Consulate-General of the Republic of Korea in Fukuoka
  • Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in Fukuoka
  • Australian Consulate-General, Fukuoka
  • Consulate-General of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in Fukuoka
  • American Consulate Fukuoka
  • Fukuoka American Center
  • The Korea Education Institution in Fukuoka
  • Institut francais du Japon - Kyushu
  • Korea National Tourism Organization in Fukuoka
  • Korea Trade Center, Fukuoka
  • UN-HABITAT Fukuoka Office
  • Taipei Economic and Cultural Office Osaka,Fukuoka branch
  • Taiwan Trade Center, Fukuoka
  • Jeju Tourism Organization Fukuoka Tourism Office
  • Daejeon Trade Office of Korea in Fukuoka
  • China Jiangsu Provincial Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Japanese Representative of Bureau
  • Chongqing technology and economy Fukuoka branch office
  • Tourism Authority of Thailand