April 25, 2016 Appeal for Initiatives on FY2016 Project to Support Overseas Expansion of Broadcast Contents

The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) has decided to make an appeal from Monday, April 25, through Monday, May 23, 2016, for initiatives on a project to support overseas expansion of broadcast contents for fiscal 2016.

Outline of Project

  • 1.
    Contents and purpose of this project
    In this project, MIC subsidizes part of expenses of initiatives of the private sector to produce and dispatch broadcast contents that will transmit charms of regional areas and to hold events linking to the broadcast contents at the same time. The project aims to increase the number of overseas tourists in Japan and promote overseas expansion of Japanese regional industries, thus achieving regional development and vitalizing local economies.
  • 2.
    Implementation entities
    Private businesses, such as broadcasters and production operators.


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