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May 18, 2022
Minister Hagiuda Holds Meeting with H.E. Mr. Rafael Mariano Grossi, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
May 18, 2022
Japan-Indonesia Public-Private Economic Dialogue (Track 1.5) held
May 13, 2022
Minister Hagiuda Holds Video Conference with H.E. Ms. Yulia Svyrydenko, First Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine
May 12, 2022
Review Meeting for Economic Relations including Japan Industrial Townships (JITs) in Tamil Nadu, India
May 10, 2022
Briefing Session on the Current Status of Advanced Liquid Processing System (ALPS) Treated Water at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station
May 7, 2022
Japan-U.S. Economic Policy Consultative Committee (Economic “2+2”) Vice-Ministerial Meeting Held
May 5, 2022
UK-Japan Digital Group Launched
May 2, 2022
IPCC Symposium "Learning the Latest Findings on Climate Change Mitigation from Sixth Assessment Report of the IPCC" to be Held
May 2, 2022
Emerging State of Fashion Report Compiled
Apr 29, 2022
The IAEA Published a Report on Its February Review Mission of Safety Aspects of Handling of ALPS Treated Water at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station
Apr 28, 2022
Announcement of the Anti-Dumping Duty Investigation on Hot-dipped Galvanized Steel Wire Originating in the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of Korea: Adjustment of the Scope of the Product Subject to the Investigation and Extension of the Period of Investigation
Apr 27, 2022
First Meeting of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Joint Committee Held
Apr 26, 2022
Minister Hagiuda Holds Video Conference with H.E. Mr. Arifin Tasrif, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources (Republic of Indonesia)
Apr 26, 2022
Minister Hagiuda Receives a Courtesy Call from Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum
Apr 26, 2022
Parliamentary Vice-Minister Iwata Receives Courtesy Call from H.E. Mr. Sharaf Sheralizoda, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan
Apr 26, 2022
Plan for Public Tender for Occupancy for the Offshore Wind Power Generation Project in Goto City, Nagasaki Prefecture Has Been Certified
Apr 26, 2022
State Minister Hosoda Receives Courtesy Call from H.E. Mr. Dumitru SOCOLAN, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Moldova to Japan
Apr 25, 2022
Minister Hagiuda Received a Courtesy Call from a Delegation for Policy Dialogue, Republic of Korea
Apr 25, 2022
Asia Green Growth Partnership Ministerial Meeting (AGGPM) Public-Private Forum was Held
Apr 22, 2022
Minister Hagiuda Holds Meeting with H.E. Mr. Sardor Umurzakov, Deputy Prime-Minister and Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Apr 22, 2022
Plenary Meeting of the Second Japan-Africa Public-Private Economic Forum to Be Held
Apr 21, 2022
Six Institutes in India Certified as the Japan-India Institutes for Manufacturing (JIMs)
Apr 21, 2022
Agreement Reached on Declaration to Establish the Global Cross Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) Forum
Apr 21, 2022
Minister Hagiuda Holds Meeting with Mr. Supattanapong Punmeechaow, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Energy, Thailand
Apr 21, 2022
Minister Hagiuda Holds Meeting with H.E. Mr. Damien O'Connor, Minister for Trade and Export Growth, New Zealand
Apr 20, 2022
New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (April 2022)
Apr 19, 2022
Holding the First Study Group on the Introduction and Management of Renewable Energy Generation Facilities
Apr 19, 2022
Revision of the Guidelines on Safe Drone Usage in the Field of Plant Safety
Apr 18, 2022
Pre-Announcement of the Third Call for the Asia Digital Transformation (ADX) Promotion Project
Apr 15, 2022
FY2020 Energy Supply and Demand Report (Revised Report)
Apr 13, 2022
Minister Hagiuda Received a Courtesy Call from U.S. Senators
Apr 12, 2022
State Minister Ishii Holds Meeting with H.E. Mr. Jenis av Rana, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Culture of Faroe Islands Denmark
Apr 11, 2022
State Minister Hosoda Receives Courtesy Call from Mr. Francesco La Camera, Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Apr 8, 2022
Japan-U.S. Commercial and Industrial Partnership Sub-ministerial Meeting Held
Apr 4, 2022
Expo 2020 Dubai Closes, the BIE Flag Is Passed on to Japan
Apr 4, 2022
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to Release Working Group III Contribution to Sixth Assessment Report
Apr 2, 2022
Minister Hagiuda Attends the IEA Extraordinary Ministerial Meeting
Apr 1, 2022
Interpretative Guidelines on Electronic Commerce and Information Property Trading Revised
Apr 1, 2022
Making Progress toward Social Transformation and New Market Creation for Carbon Neutrality with the 440 Companies Endorsing the GX League!- Second Segment Held
Mar 31, 2022
First Meeting of the Task Force on Strategic Goods and Energy Supply Chains Held
Mar 31, 2022
Fourth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury (COP4) - Second Segment Held
Mar 31, 2022
Minister Hagiuda Holds Video Conference with H.E. Dr. Mohammad Abdullatif Al-Faris, Kuwait’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Oil and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs
Mar 31, 2022
Basic Plan Formulated for the Japan Pavilion at Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan
Mar 31, 2022
“Good Faith Negotiation Guidelines for Standard Essential Patent Licenses” Established
Mar 30, 2022
JPO Status Report 2022 Released
Mar 30, 2022
Guidebook for Utilization of Camera Images Ver. 3.0 Formulated
Mar 29, 2022
Minister Hagiuda Participates in the Ad-hoc Meeting of G7 Energy Ministers
Mar 25, 2022
Renewable Energy Purchase Prices, Surcharge Rate, and Other Details related to FIT and FIP Schemes from FY2022 Onward to Be Determined
Mar 25, 2022
Results of Quarterly Survey of Overseas Subsidiaries Compiled (October - December 2021)
Mar 25, 2022
Minister Hagiuda Visits France and Belgium
Mar 25, 2022
Minister Hagiuda Holds Video Conference with H.R.H. Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, Minister of Energy, Saudi Arabia
Mar 24, 2022
Technology Roadmap Formulated for Transition Finance toward Decarbonization in the Cement and Paper/Pulp Sectors
Mar 24, 2022
Call for Attention: Strengthening Cybersecurity Measures
Mar 24, 2022
IAEA official visited the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station and witnessed sampling for analysis of the ALPS Treated Water
Mar 23, 2022
Minister Hagiuda Attends G7 Trade Ministers' Meeting
Mar 22, 2022
Nadeshiko Brands and Semi-Nadeshiko Brands Selected for FY2021
Mar 22, 2022
METI Holds Award Ceremony for Winner of Space Development and Utilization Grand Prize
Mar 22, 2022
New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (March 2022)
Mar 22, 2022
State Minister Ishii Receives Courtesy Call from H.E. Abdurakhmonov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Uzbekistan to Japan
Mar 22, 2022
Design of the Official Mascot of Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai Decided
Mar 18, 2022
Call for Participants for the NEDO Supply Chain Data Challenge
Mar 18, 2022
Minister Hagiuda Holds Meeting with YM Datuk Tengku Muhammad Taufik, President & Group CEO of Petroliam Nasional Berhad (”PETRONAS”), Malaysia
Mar 17, 2022
Study Group on Competition Policy for Realization of Green Society Established
Mar 16, 2022
State Minister Hosoda Holds Video Conference with Rt Hon Greg Hands, Minister of State (Minister for Energy, Clean Growth and Climate Change), United Kingdom
Mar 15, 2022
Evaluation Sheets Published for 2,000 Enterprises Under the FY2021 Survey on Health and Productivity Management
Mar 15, 2022
Minister Hagiuda Attends an Australia-India-Japan Trade Ministers' Meeting (Supply Chain Resilience Initiative)
Mar 14, 2022
R&D and Social Implementation Plan Formulated for Automobile-related Projects
Mar 14, 2022
Call for Applicants Starts for Automobile-Related Projects
Mar 14, 2022
Winners of "AI x Trademark: Image Search Competition"
Mar 14, 2022
Asia Green Growth Partnership Ministerial Meeting (AGGPM) Public-Private Forum to be Held
Mar 10, 2022
New Energy Efficiency Standards for Sashes and Insulated Glass Compiled
Mar 10, 2022
Review of the End User List
Mar 10, 2022
Minister Hagiuda Participates in the Extraordinary Meeting of G7 Energy Ministers
Mar 9, 2022
Credit Card Security Guidelines [Version 3.0] Formulated
Mar 9, 2022
Announcement of Organizations Selected under the 2022 Certified Health & Productivity Management Outstanding Organizations Recognition Program
Mar 9, 2022
Fifty Enterprises Selected under the 2022 Health & Productivity Stock Selection
Mar 8, 2022
The First Meeting of the “Study Group on Guidelines for Respecting Human Rights in Supply Chains” to be Held
Mar 7, 2022
International Forum for Promoting Understanding and Inviting Participating Countries to the Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai to be Held
Mar 4, 2022
Cabinet Decision on the Bill for Partial Revision of the High-Pressure Gas Safety Act, etc.
Mar 3, 2022
Call Commenced for Public Comments on the Draft Report "Agile Governance Update -How Governments, Businesses and Civil Society Can Create a Better World By Reimagining Governance-"
Mar 3, 2022
State Minister Hosoda Receives a Courtesy Call from H.E. Mr. Gurbanmammet Elyasov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkmenistan to Japan
Mar 2, 2022
Minister Hagiuda Holds Video Conference with Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng, the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, United Kingdom
Mar 1, 2022
Japan Policy Design Summit Vol. 0 - Changing Administration and Our Future through Design - to be Held
Mar 1, 2022
India-Japan Digital Partnership Webinar Held
Mar 1, 2022
Cabinet Decision on the Bill for the Act of Partial Revision of the Act on the Rationalization etc. of Energy Use and Other Acts in Order to Establish Stable Energy Supply and Demand Structure
Mar 1, 2022
Call for Attention: Strengthening Cybersecurity Measures
Mar 1, 2022
Minister Hagiuda Participates in the Extraordinary IEA Ministerial Meeting
Mar 1, 2022
Japan-U.S. Partnership on Trade (the First Meeting) Held
Feb 28, 2022
Japan and India Exchange Progress Reports of Japan Industrial Townships in India
Feb 25, 2022
Minister Hagiuda Holds Meeting with the Rt. Hon. Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP, Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade, United Kingdom
Feb 24, 2022
28th Asian Export Control Seminar Held
Feb 24, 2022
3rd CEFIA Government-Private Forum Held
Feb 24, 2022
Briefing Session on the Current Status of Advanced Liquid Processing System (ALPS) Treated Water at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station
Feb 23, 2022
Call for Attention: Strengthen Cybersecurity Measures Based on the Recent Situation
Feb 23, 2022
Japan's efforts toward the stabilization of the energy market in response to the situation in Ukraine
Feb 22, 2022
Cabinet Decisions Made on the “Cabinet Order for Stipulating the Enforcement Date of the Act of Partial Revision of the Act on Promotion of Developing/Supplying and Introducing Systems Making Use of Specified Advanced Information Communication Technologies and the Act on the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization,” and on the “Cabinet Order for the Partial Amendment of the Order for Enforcement of the Act on Promotion of Developing/Supplying and Introducing Systems Making Use of Specified Advanced Information Communication Technologies, etc.”
Feb 21, 2022
New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (February 2022)
Feb 18, 2022
Cabinet Decision on the Bill for the Act of Partial Revision of the Trade Insurance and Investment Act
Feb 18, 2022
The IAEA Conducted Its Review Mission of Safety Aspects of Handling of ALPS Treated Water at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station