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METI’s Kyushu Branch Formulates Plan for Regional Industry

The Kyushu Bureau of Economy, Trade, and Industry has formulated a new plan for boosting the regional economy based on an analysis of the current state and challenges facing industry. The bureau has set as a target of 10% for the region’s share of national GDP by 2020, and has factored in a decline of the working population. They also set as a target the expansion of the value of regional industry from a 928.3 trillion yen level in 2005 to 1,192.5 trillion yen by that time.

Published: May 8, 2008 / Last Updated: May 8, 2008

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