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May 2016

June 15 (Japanese release dates below)

May 30 METI Minister Hayashi Held a Meeting with Finance Minister Jaitley of India

June 8 (Japanese release dates below)

May 20 METI State Minister Suzuki Attended a Meeting of the APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade
May 19 ANRE will Host a Peer Review by the OECD/NEA Concerning Japan’s Efforts for Final Disposal of High-level Radioactive Waste

June 7 (Japanese release dates below)

May 31 The First Meeting of the Platform for a Strategic Dialogue on Carbon Markets to be Held

June 3 (Japanese release dates below)

May 31 Summer Energy Conservation Measures
May 24 Extension of Period of Anti-Dumping Duty Investigation on Potassium Hydroxide Originating in the Republic of Korea and the People’s Republic of China
May 20 Recall of Ceramic Fan Heaters Imported by Denkyosha Co., Ltd. (Product Replacement)
May 18 The Week from June 10 to 16 is Explosives Safety Week

June 1 (Japanese release dates below)

May 25 IoT Acceleration Lab will hold an event titled the “Second IoT Lab Connection” for Theme-Based Project Organization and Business Collaboration among Companies
May 20 SMEA will Support Regionally -based SMEs in Securing Human Resources

May 31 (Japanese release dates below)

May 31 The Results of a Survey on Blockchain Technologies and Related Services were Compiled

May 30 (Japanese release dates below)

May 25 The Third ASEAN-Japan Public-Private Dialogue on New Industries to be Held
May 24 State Minister Takagi Visited India

May 26 (Japanese release dates below)

May 24 Cabinet Decision on the Cabinet Order to specify the Enforcement Dates of the Act for Partial Revision of the Electricity Business Act (Third Stage)
May 23 The “Expanded Partnership for Quality Infrastructure” initiative directed toward the G7 Ise-Shima Summit Meeting announced
May 17 The Working Group on Distribution of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Compiled a Report

May 25 (Japanese release dates below)

May 20 Craftswomen Symposium Held
May 12 METI State Minister Takagi Visited Europe

May 24 (Japanese release dates below)

May 20 “Public-Private Council for the Promotion of Appropriate Ivory Trade Measures” to Hold First Meeting
May 17 METI State Minister Takagi Visited the United Arab Emirates (UAE)

May 23 (Japanese release dates below)

May 20 FY 2015 Measures to Promote Manufacturing Technology (White Paper on Manufacturing Industries) Released
May 17 The Cabinet Approved the 2016 Annual Report on Energy (Japan’s Energy White Paper 2016)
May 16 Japan Signed a Cooperation Document with the UAE Space Agency in the Field of Space

May 20 (Japanese release dates below)

May 13 METI Compiled the FY2015 Revised Article-by-Article Explanations of the Unfair Competition Prevention Act
May 2 Handbook for Utilization of Human Resources in SMEs Compiled

May 19 (Japanese release dates below)

May 16 IOSCO Issues a Report on the Impact of Storage and Delivery Infrastructure on Commodity Derivatives Market Pricing
May 13 Japan-Argentina Joint Economic Forum Held

May 18 (Japanese release dates below)

May 11 ASEAN-Japan Chemical Safety Database Officially Launched
May 9 METI Parliamentary Vice-Minister Hoshino Visited Ethiopia

May 16 (Japanese release dates below)

May 9 METI Minister Hayashi Visited the Kingdom of Morocco

May 12 (Japanese release dates below)

May 9 Facilitating Patent Granting in Cambodia
May 2 Japan hosted the G7 Kitakyushu Energy Ministerial Meeting
May 2 METI Minister Hayashi Attends the G7 ICT Ministers’ Meeting in Takamatsu, Kagawa

May 10 (Japanese release dates below)

May 2 A Report was compiled on the Future Direction of the Active Use of Big Data in the Distribution and Logistics Field

May 9 (Japanese release dates below)

May 2 METI Publicized the Strategy for LNG Market Development at the G7 Energy Ministerial Meeting in Kitakyushu
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