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June 2017

July 31 (Japanese release dates below)

June 30 Cabinet Decision on the Cabinet Order for Partial Revision of the Ordinance on the Organization of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

July 21 (Japanese release dates below)

June 28 The 18th Vice-Minister-Level Regular Consultation Held between METI and MOFCOM
June 19 “Connected Industries” Symposium Held

July 6 (Japanese release dates below)

June 28 Quarterly Survey of Overseas Subsidiaries (January-March 2017) Conducted

July 5 (Japanese release dates below)

June 28 Forecast of Global Supply and Demand Trends for Petrochemical Products (for the period 2008 to 2021) Compiled
June 28 Study Group for API-based Collaboration Involving Credit Card Utilization Compiles an Interim Report
June 27 Release of the White Paper on International Economy and Trade 2017

July 4 (Japanese release dates below)

June 29 Second Offshore Methane Hydrate Production Test Finishes
June 27 The 148th Survey of SME Business Conditions (April-June 2017) Released

June 29 (Japanese release dates below)

June 27 Four Institutes in India were Certified as Members of the Japan-India Institute for Manufacturing (JIM)

June 28 (Japanese release dates below)

June 28 A Study Group for Ideal Approaches to Competition Policies for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Compiles a Report

June 27 (Japanese release dates below)

June 26 The Tenth Japan-China-Korea Cultural Content Industry Forum to be Held
June 16 INPIT-KANSAI will open on July 31, 2017

June 26 (Japanese release dates below)

June 23 Collection of Case Examples Concerning Smart Communities Compiled
June 5 Successful Achievement of Zero Food Loss by Forecasting Demand Based on Weather Information and Other Data

June 23 (Japanese release dates below)

June 23 Release of Annual Report on the Office of Intellectual Property Protection (2017)

June 22 (Japanese release dates below)

June 19 Smart Safety Seminar to be Held
June 8 METI Parliamentary Vice-Minister Ogushi Visits the People’s Republic of China
June 6 FY 2016 Measures to Promote Manufacturing Technology (White Paper on Manufacturing Industries) Released

June 21 (Japanese release dates below)

June 19 Announcement of Figures for FY2014 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Calculated Under the GHG Emissions Accounting, Reporting, and Disclosure System
June 16 FY 2016 Enforcement Status of the Home Appliances Recycling Law and Recycling Statistics for Manufacturers and Importers
June 16 Cabinet Decision on the Cabinet Order for the Partial Revision of the Enforcement Order for the Measurement Act and the Order for Fees Concerning the Measurement Act
June 16 Skill Standards and Process Standards for Robot System Integrators (Robot SIer) Compiled
June 14 Intensive Courses for International Standardization (Rule Making) to be Held

June 20 (Japanese release dates below)

June 20 New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (June 2017)

June 19 (Japanese release dates below)

June 15 Guidebook for Stadium and Arena Renovation Compiled
June 12 METI State Minister Matsumura Attends an OECD Ministerial Council Meeting and the Informal Meeting of Ministerial Responsible for WTO Trade

June 16 (Japanese release dates below)

June 8 The Guidelines Concerning the Management of the Electricity Retail Business Revised
June 6 Resumption of the Gas Production Test under the Second Offshore Methane Hydrate Production Test
June 5 Mr. Seko, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry and Minister for Economic Cooperation with Russia, Visits the Russian Federation

June 15 (Japanese release dates below)

June 15 Bimonthly PR Magazine “METI Journal” Shifts to Daily Journal
June 7 METI and MOI Conclude a Memorandum of Intent on Eastern Economic Corridor and Cooperation on Upgrading Industrial Structure
June 7 Second Meeting of the Japan - Viet Nam Joint Committee on Cooperation in Industry, Trade and Energy Held

June 14 (Japanese release dates below)

June 9 Recall of Storage Furniture (Microwave Cabinet) Imported by Nitori Holdings Co., Ltd. (Free Product Parts Replacement)
June 5 Revision of the Interpretative Guidelines on Electronic Commerce and Information Property Trading

June 12 (Japanese release dates below)

June 12 Information Portal Website “Open for Professionals” Starts for Highly-skilled Foreign Professionals
June 2 METI Compiles a 2017 Collection of Case Examples for the Utilization of the Regional Economy and Society Analyzing System (RESAS)
June 2 Announcement of METI’s Efforts Regarding Measures for Securing Smooth and Appropriate Transfer of Consumption Tax as of the End of March 2017
June 2 IP5 Offices Agree on New Vision Taking the Opportunity of the 10th Year Since the Inauguration of the IP5 Cooperation Initiative

June 8 (Japanese release dates below)

June 2 The Cabinet Approves the 2017 Annual Report on Energy (Japan’s Energy White Paper 2017)

June 7 (Japanese release dates below)

June 1 National Mine Safety Week to be Held from July 1 to 7
June 1 FY2016 Results of Crackdowns under the Act against Delay in Payment of Subcontract Proceeds, etc. to Subcontractors
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