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One of Japan's largest regional banks, The Shizuoka Bank has more than 190 branches in and around Shizuoka prefecture, a major manufacturing region southwest of Tokyo. The bank specializes in making commercial and industrial loans to businesses, such as manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers within Shizuoka. Other offerings include deposit accounts, consumer loans, asset management, and investment banking services. The Shizuoka Bank also boasts about a dozen major subsidiaries that are devoted to leasing, credit cards, mortgages, securities brokerage, and management consulting. It has representative offices and branches in Belgium, Hong Kong, Shanghai, China, Singapore, and the US.