Structure of METI Website

The website of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry provides a wide range of information categorized in each policy field, so that you will be able to acquire the information that you need efficiently. In case you are not sure which policy field your information falls into, you can find all the information summarized on the top page.

Search from the Highlights on top page

We provide information that METI emphasizes for the public amongst other information in the Highlights section.

Search from the "What's New Archive"

We provide information that is press released on a daily basis.

Search by Policy

We provide information in accordance with the policy category. You will be able to use the menu at the bottom of the top page.

How to open Microsoft Word and Excel if you get an error message on Internet Explorer

When you open Word or Excel files with Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) by selecting "Open" from the Menu, it may sometimes show the following error message.

“Certificate error
The Application experienced an internal error loading the SSL libraries.”

In this case, please download the files by selecting "Save" or "Save As”, and open from there.
We have confirmed that other browsers (Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome) do not have this problem.
We apologize for the inconvenience.