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Sep 3, 2019
Conference of the Cabinet Office and Ministries Responsible for Measures for Mid-ranking Companies Held
Sep 2, 2019
Conveyance of Attractiveness of Outstanding Regional Brands in the Tohoku Region Starts on September 2
Aug 16, 2019
Expansion of the Matching Support Database for Third Party Business Succession (M&A) by the Support Centers for Smooth Business Succession
Jul 1, 2019
Call for Applicants for the New Program for Support Involving Intellectual Property Finance Targeting Regional Financial Institutes and Other Entities
Jun 27, 2019
The 156th Survey of SME Business Conditions (April-June 2019) Released
Jun 18, 2019
Cabinet Decides Basic Plan for Small Enterprise Promotion (Second Version)
Jun 14, 2019
Announcement of METI’s Efforts Regarding Measures for Securing Smooth and Appropriate Transfer of Consumption Tax as of the End of March 2019
Jun 4, 2019
Winners of the Vibrant HABATAKU Small and Medium Enterprises 300 Program and the Vibrant HABATAKU Shopping Districts 30 Program Selected
May 17, 2019
Collaborative Support Plans for Leading Projects under the Regional Future Investment Promotion Act Approved
May 17, 2019
Consent on Basic Plan Submitted by Municipality under the Regional Future Investment Promotion Act Given
May 16, 2019
Series of Events Titled “Fair for Encouraging SMEs to Take Advantage of the Reduced Tax Rates and Introduce Cashless Payment Systems” to be Held at Eight Venues Across Japan
Apr 26, 2019
2019 White Papers on Small and Medium Enterprises and Small Enterprises Released
Apr 22, 2019
Seminar Encouraging Regional Businesses to Go Global to be Held
Apr 17, 2019
Ad-hoc Meeting for SMEs on New Tax System Preparations
Mar 29, 2019
Survey Results of Factory Location Trends in 2018 (Preliminary Report) (January-December)
Mar 29, 2019
Preliminary Report of the 2018 Basic Survey on Small and Medium Enterprises (Performance Results Based on the FY2017 Closing Accounts) Compiled
Mar 28, 2019
The 155th Survey of SME Business Conditions (January-March 2019) Released
Mar 26, 2019
The Government of Japan Offers Full Cooperation for the Asia-Pacific Water Summit in 2020
Mar 22, 2019
Release of the Regional Collective Trademark Guide Book 2019
Mar 20, 2019
Release of the “Guidebook for Utilizing Trademark Learning from Case Examples”
Mar 14, 2019
METI to Hold a Symposium titled “Find Job in Local Area through Smartphone Apps”
Mar 7, 2019
Public Briefing on Results of Demonstration Research for Intersystem Coordination involving SME’s E-commerce and E-payment
Mar 4, 2019
Results of the WEB Survey on Business Practices Causing Long Working Hours
Feb 27, 2019
FY2018 Global Coordinators Conference Held Under the Framework of the Global Network Council Japan
Feb 14, 2019
Winners of the Fifth National Championship of Business Startup Schools Determined
Feb 8, 2019
METI Holds Ad-hoc Meeting on Measures to Encourage SMEs to Accelerate Preparations for Addressing the New Consumption Tax System
Feb 4, 2019
Announcement of the Winners of the 8th Innovation Net Award 2019
Jan 24, 2019
Fifth National Championship of Business Startup Schools to be Held
Jan 23, 2019
Event Titled “Seminar on Global Top Management: Effort for Encouraging Regional Companies to Enter Global Markets” to be Held
Jan 23, 2019
Third Fukushima Innovation Coast Framework Symposium to be Held
Jan 15, 2019
Workshop Titled “Front Line of Companies in the Kansai Region” to be Held in Tokyo
Jan 9, 2019
METI Revises “Promotion Standards” under Article 3 (1) of the Act on the Promotion of Subcontracting Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
Dec 25, 2018
METI to Expand Coverage of Subsidies for SMEs to Address New Consumption Tax System
Dec 21, 2018
Release of Results of FY2018 Follow-up Survey on the Progress in the Voluntary-based Action Plans of the Industries and Results of Door-to-door Survey by Inspectors who Monitor Subcontracting Business
Dec 17, 2018
Series of Events for Promoting Utilization of Intellectual Property Rights in Fukushima to be Held
Dec 13, 2018
Finals of General Election for Outstanding Regional Brands in the Tokai and Hokuriku Region Held
Dec 13, 2018
The 154th Survey of SME Business Conditions (October-December 2018) Released
Dec 10, 2018
METI Holds the 6th Japan-Russia Meeting Concerning SME Cooperation
Nov 30, 2018
Results of Aggregated Number of SMEs and Small Enterprises Released (as of June 2016)
Nov 20, 2018
Teams Selected for the Finals of the General Election for Outstanding Regional Brands in the Tokai and Hokuriku Region
Nov 7, 2018
Japan’s First Business Succession Contract Concluded under Collaboration Project between Support Center for Smooth Business Succession and Local Vitalization Cooperator
Oct 31, 2018
Event Titled “Seminar on Global Top Management: Effort for Encouraging Regional Companies to Embark on Global Markets” to be Held
Oct 30, 2018
Survey of Factory Location Trends in the First Half of 2018 (Preliminary Report) (January-June)
Oct 26, 2018
Commendation Ceremony for2018 Factory Greening Award Program Winner to be Held
Sep 28, 2018
Conference of the Cabinet Office and Ministries Responsible for Measures for Mid-ranking Companies Held
Sep 28, 2018
The 153rd Survey of SME Business Conditions (July-September 2018) Released
Sep 3, 2018
Conveyance of Attractiveness of Outstanding Regional Brands in Tokai and Hokuriku Regions Starts on September 3
Aug 27, 2018
FY2017 Progress in Enforcement of the Act against Delay in Payment of Subcontract Proceeds, etc. to Subcontractors and Efforts for Fair Subcontracting Practices
Aug 20, 2018
METI Releases New Platform for Human Resource Development for SME Employees
Jul 31, 2018
General Election for Outstanding Regional Brands in Tokai and Hokuriku Regions to be Held
Jul 24, 2018
METI Minister Seko Attends a Signing Ceremony for a Partnership Agreement with Wakayama Prefecture
Jul 9, 2018
Partial Revisions of the Act for Facilitating New Business Activities of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises and the Act on Facilitation of Succession of Management of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Come into Force
Jun 27, 2018
The 152nd Survey of SME Business Conditions (April-June 2018) Released
Jun 13, 2018
Shizuoka Succession Forum to be Held
Jun 8, 2018
METI Announces Efforts Regarding Measures for Securing Smooth and Appropriate Transfer of Consumption Tax as of the End of March 2018