After the earthquake, Japan faces a rise of electricity bills because of power shortages. It puts a great emphasis on "energy saving" of its new energy strategy, and promotes energy-efficient products and energy-saving technologies. LED lighting is now the mainstream lighting in Japan due to "energy saving".
Japan totally banned the use of incandescent in 2012. According to the data released by Japan JLMA, LED lighting accounted for 40% of lighting products in Japan market in 2012.
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