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Shikoku Industrial Tour (FY2002) [November 20-22, 2002]

Shikoku Industrial Tour (FY2002)


Outline


For this tour, with the support of the Shikoku Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry, participants visited Kagawa and EhimePrefectures, and furthered their appreciation of the economy, industry, history and culture of Shikoku.

Dates: November 20-22, 2002


Participants


A total of 11 foreign embassy personnel and foreign chambers of commerce and industry representatives
(Participants consisted of nine diplomatic personnel from Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, United Kingdom, EU, and two chambers of commerce and industry representatives from Germany and Italy)


Visited places


-Kagawa Intelligent Park (KIP)
-Shikoku Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry
-Nabeprocess Corporation
-The Governor of KagawaPrefecture
-Sunport Takamatsu
-RitsurinPark
-BannosuRinkaiIndustrial Park
-Sumitomo Eaton Nova Corporation Ehime Branch
-Kuraray Engineering Co. Ltd. Saijo Branch
-Iura Co. Ltd. (manufacturer of nursing equipment)
-MatsuyamaCastle
-ITEM Ehime


Overview


Despite the short schedule, the briefings and inspections furthered participants’ understanding of Shikoku and its economy, industry, history and culture. Furthermore, discussions with participants provided Kagawa and EhimePrefectures with many ideas as to the promotion measures to attract trade and investment.
Most participants had never visited Shikoku before, and found the trip very useful.

Visit to the governor

Visit to the governor

Tour (large-scale anechoic chamber)

Tour (large-scale anechoic chamber)


Ritsurin Park

Ritsurin Park

Tea ceremony

Tea ceremony




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