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METI Journal - English Edition

2014 May issue

  • Industrial Competitiveness Enhancement Act  (PDF:615KB) PDF File

    Japan’s businesses are facing various challenges related to their business development stages. The Industrial Competitiveness Enhancement Act helps overcome such challenges and lead Japan towards revitalization. This article explains the characteristics and key points of the Act by focusing on the areas of “business restructuring” and “regulatory reforms,” for which new frameworks are established.

  • The Road to Securing LNG (PDF:726KB) PDF File

    Japan depends on imports for most of its natural resources. Japan’s fuel import costs, especially for LNG (liquefied natural gas), have greatly increased since the Great East Japan Earthquake. What direction should Japan take as the global LNG market undergoes a paradigm shift? An unprecedented challenge has begun for Japan to secure LNG.

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