METI and the European Commission (EC) Sign MOC on Semiconductors in the Presence of Minister Nishimura and Mr. Breton, Commissioner for Internal Market, the EC
July 4, 2023
On Tuesday, July 4, METI and the European Commission (EC) signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) on Semiconductors in the presence of METI Minister Nishimura and Mr. Breton, Commissioner for Internal Market, the EC. Following the signing, Minister Nishimura held a meeting with Commissioner Breton.
At the subsequent meeting, Minister Nishimura and Commissioner Breton confirmed their intention to continue cooperating in the digital fields such as cybersecurity, DFFT realization, and quantum technology under the Japan-EU Digital Partnership. Furthermore, they discussed strengthening supply chain resilience in the fields such as critical minerals and batteries, and advancing cooperation in the space and defense industries.
Divisions in Charge
- About the meeting,
Europe Division, Trade Policy Bureau
- About the signing ceremony,
IT Industry Division, Commerce and Information Policy Bureau