METI Journal - English Edition
2015 March Issue
- What is Progressing in Fukushima (PDF:2,021KB)
It will soon be four years since the Great East Japan Earthquake. There are still “evacuation areas” designated in ten municipalities in the Hamadori region of Fukushima Prefecture after the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (map - right). Evacuees from the evacuation areas number approximately 79,000 (as of October 1, 2014). The municipalities and residents are making every efforts to proceed reconstruction in the situation.
- Plan to double investment to Japan! (PDF:582KB)
Promotion of direct investment from foreign companies is currently one of the important themes for the global strategy of Japan. The Japan Revitalization Strategy of the national government sets the goal of doubling the foreign direct investment stocks by 2020.
How will the Japanese economy and companies change by achieving this goal?
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