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August 2016

March 17, 2017 (Japanese release dates below)

August 10 Seminar to Promote Practice of Health and Productivity Management to be Held

September 30 (Japanese release dates below)

August 28 Plans by the University of Tokyo Co-Creation Platform Development Co., Ltd. Approved as a Support Program for Utilizing Specified Research Results in accordance with the Industrial Competitiveness Enhancement Act

September 8 (Japanese release dates below)

August 31 Fourth Japan-Russia Meeting Concerning SME Cooperation Held

September 7 (Japanese release dates below)

August 29 METI State Minister Matsumura Attended TICAD VI

September 5 (Japanese release dates below)

August 22 METI to Establish the Study Group on Long-term Investment (Investment evaluating ESG Factors and Intangible Assets) toward Sustainable Growth

September 2 (Japanese release dates below)

August 25 Winners of the Ninth National Maritime Awards Released

August 31 (Japanese release dates below)

August 24 Recall of Dehumidifiers Imported by IRIS OHYAMA INC. (Product Inspection and Repair)
August 22 METI State Minister Takagi Visited Malaysia and Australia

August 29 (Japanese release dates below)

August 25 Operation of the Omotenashi Standard Certification System to Start
August 19 Study Group for Ideal Approaches to Diversity Management as a Competitive Strategy to be Established(Toward a new paradigm: Diversity 2.0)

August 26 (Japanese release dates below)

August 18 Aggregate Results of the FY2015 Amount of Recycled and Destroyed Fluorocarbons under the Revised Fluorocarbons Recovery and Destruction Law Compiled

August 24 (Japanese release dates below)

August 8 Reference Manual Titled “Manual for Creating De-identified Information” Compiled to Help Businesses Consider Specific Preparations for Creating Such Information

August 23 (Japanese release dates below)

August 18 Winners of the Award for Academic Startups 2016 Program Selected

August 22 (Japanese release dates below)

August 22 China Decided to Lift Anti-Dumping Duties Measures Imposed on High-performance Stainless Steel Seamless Tubes Originating from Japan
August 16 The Fifth Japan-Viet Nam Policy Dialogue on Distribution and Logistics to be Held
August 16 The Second Japan-Myanmar Policy Dialogue on Distribution to be Held
August 10 Dissemination of Support Measures for Wage Increases

August 19 (Japanese release dates below)

August 9 OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (OECD/NEA) Released a Report on the Peer Review Concerning Japan’s Efforts for Final Disposal of High-level Radioactive Waste
August 9 Study Group on Technical Issues Associated with Geological Disposal in Coastal Areas Compiled a Report
August 8 METI Minister Seko Attended the ASEAN Economic Minister (AEM) - METI consultation and Other Meetings

August 18 (Japanese release dates below)

August 10 METI to Invite Enterprises and Other Entities to Participate in WFES 2017 and IWS 2017

August 15 (Japanese release dates below)

August 9 METI to Hold the Fourth Bike Love Forum (BLF) in Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

August 12 (Japanese release dates below)

August 10 Fourteenth Round of Negotiations for Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)
August 5 Winners of the Second Call for Applicants for the FY2016 Demonstration Project for the Introduction of Robots Decided

August 10 (Japanese release dates below)

August 2 Action Plan for Collaborative Industry-Academia-Government Initiatives on Human Resources Development in Science and Technology Compiled
August 1 The IoT Lab Selection and Local IoT Acceleration Labs Were Held and Winners Were Selected and Recognized

August 9 (Japanese release dates below)

August 1 METI and IoT Acceleration Lab Will Hold Business Matching Events Targeting Companies Inside and Outside Japan at CEATEC JAPAN, a Comprehensive IT and Electronics Exhibition

August 3 (Japanese release dates below)

August 1 Forth Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial Meeting
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