Our Business Base
Where is Chiba Prefecture in Japan?
The Chiba Bank has an expansive network of branches in Chiba Prefecture and neighboring areas. As of the end of March 2021, we have 160 branches in Chiba Prefecture, 15 in Tokyo, three in Saitama Prefecture, four in Ibaraki Prefecture, and one in Osaka Prefecture, in addition to overseas branches in New York, Hong Kong and London and representative offices in Shanghai, Singapore and Bangkok.
Chiba Prefecture, the Chiba Bank's primary operating base, is Japan's sixth largest in terms of both population and prefectural income.
The prefecture has a well-developed transportation network connected with the greater Tokyo metropolitan area, including Narita International Airport.
Further growth is expected going forward as various infrastructure and other development projects are carried out ahead of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Narita International Airport: The largest airport in Japan both in international tourists and freight.
Tokyo Bay Aqua-Line: Highway across the Tokyo Bay from Kawasaki in Kanagawa Prefecture to Kisarazu in Chiba Prefecture.
Tsukuba Express: New railway started its operation in August 2005.
Narita Sky Access Line: New high-speed railway started its operation in July 2010.
Ken-O Expressway: Highway, most part of which opened in April 2013.
How large is Chiba Prefecture in economic terms?
|Population *1||6.22 million||6th largest in Japan|
|New housing Starts *2||43 thousand||6th|
|Prefectural Income *3||19 trillion||6th|
|Balance of Deposits at Banks *4||30 trillion||6th|
|Balance of Loans at Banks *4||14 trillion||7th|
- Statistics Bureau, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications "Population Census" (2015)
- Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (FY 2020)
- Economic and Social Reseach Institute, Cabinet Ofice (FY 2017)
- The Bank of Japan (As of March 2020)
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