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Kanto Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry

We are Planning and Implementing Policy Measures for Regional Economy.

The Kanto Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry(METI-Kanto) is a regional bureau of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry(METI) with jurisdiction over Tokyo and 10 prefectures.
These areas are described as the Greater Kanto region.

METI-Kanto is responsible for undertaking various industrial and business policy measures, such as promoting new business creation, supporting SMEs and addressing energy and environmental issues for the relevant public and private sectors. In addition to implementing the policies, the METI-Kanto makes every effort to discover the needs of the public to make the policy measures more practical and effective.

Economic scale of the Greater Kanto region

○This region creates approximately 45% of Japan’s GDP.
○It has the 7th largest economy in the world.

Greater Kanto region’s share of the national total

CAO :  Annual Report on Prefectural Accounts 2013FY
MIC  :  Population Census 2015
GSI   :  GSI Survey 2014
MIC   :  Economy Census 2012
METI :  Census of Manufacture 2014

Organization of Kanto Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry

We provide wide range of administrative services for the development of the region’s industrial economy.


Kanto Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry

Head office

Saitama-shintoshin Joint Government Building No.1
1-1 Shintoshin Chuo-ku Saitama Saitama Pref.

Tokyo International Trade Office

Address :  4-6-15 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0034 Japan

Yokohama International Trade Office

10F Yokohama Media and Communications Center 11 Nihon-Odori, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi,Kanagawa-ken