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October 2017

November 10 (Japanese release dates below)

October 26 First Systematic Guidance and Policy Recommendations Compiled Concerning ESG and Intangible Assets Investment

November 9 (Japanese release dates below)

October 31 First Meeting of the National Smart Monodzukuri Conference to be Held
October 30 Prime Minister Abe Received the ABAC 2017 Report to APEC Economic Leaders

November 7 (Japanese release dates below)

October 27 All-Japan Metrology Congress 2017 to be Held
October 27 Announcement of Winners of the 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle) Awards
October 26 FY2016 Amounts of Fluorocarbons Packed in and Recovered from Commercial Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Units Pursuant to the Revised Fluorocarbons Recovery and Destruction Law

November 6 (Japanese release dates below)

October 30 Survey of Factory Location Trends in the First Half of FY2017 (Preliminary Report) (January-June)
October 16 The National Implementation Plan for Preventing Environmental Pollution of Mercury Developed

October 30 (Japanese release dates below)

October 2 ❝Connected Industries' Tokyo Initiative 2017❞ Released

October 27 (Japanese release dates below)

October 26 November is Product Safety Inspection Month
October 25 METI-RIETI Policy Symposium to be Held
October 25 November is Telework Month

October 26 (Japanese release dates below)

October 24 Measures for Electricity Supply and Demand for the Winter of FY2017 Compiled
October 24 The 30th Tokyo International Film Festival to be Held
October 20 "Japan Startup Selection" to be delegated to the world's leading innovation ecosystem under "HIYAKU Next Enterprise" program

October 25 (Japanese release dates below)

October 25 Trade Remedy Seminar to be Held
October 24 Results of the Regional Economic and Industrial Research (July-September 2017)
October 23 Future Visions of the Manufacturing Industry: Discover Tips for Value Creation in the Era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
October 19 The LNG Producer-Consumer Conference 2017 was Held

October 24 (Japanese release dates below)

October 20 Announcement of METI's Efforts Regarding Measures for Securing Smooth and Appropriate Transfer of Consumption Tax as of the End of September 2017
October 20 November is Traditional Craft Products Month
October 18 Japan and India Signed a Memorandum of Cooperation on Establishing a Liquid, Flexible and Global Liquefied Natural Gas Market

October 23 (Japanese release dates below)

October 23 Progress Made in Regulatory Reform for Individual Enterprises

October 20 (Japanese release dates below)

October 20 New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (October 2017)
October 17 FY2017 METI Minister Award to Recognize Contributions to Traditional Craft Industries
October 16 The Tenth ASEAN-Japan Information Security Policy Meeting Held

October 19 (Japanese release dates below)

October 16 A Study Group for Risk Capital Supply for the Fourth Industrial Revolution to Hold its Meetings
October 13 Announcement of Winners of the FY 2017 Awards for Resources Recirculation Technologies and Systems
October 13 The Fourth Meeting of the Japan-China Chemical Industrial Policy Dialogue was Held
October 12 Revision of the Priority Areas to Which Robot Technology is to be Introduced in Nursing Care

October 18 (Japanese release dates below)

October 18 METI and US DOE Conclude a Cooperation Document in the Field of CCUS
October 11 The IoT Lab Selection Event Was Held and Winners Were Selected and Recognized
October 10 New International Standards for Methods of Evaluating the Optical Properties of Ceramic Phosphors for White LEDs Issued
October 10 Recipe and Tools for Supporting Smart Monozukuri Targeting Mid-ranking Companies and SMEs in the Manufacturing Industry Compiled
October 2 Mr. Seko, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry and Minister for Economic Cooperation with Russia, Holds a Meeting with H.E. Mr. Arkady Vladimirovich Dvorkovich, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation

October 17 (Japanese release dates below)

October 10 METI Minister Seko Visits the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
October 6 Inter-governmental Cooperation Results in Progress in the Intellectual Property Field
October 5 Fifth Japan-Russia Meeting Concerning SME Cooperation Held

October 16 (Japanese release dates below)

October 12 Twentieth Round of Negotiations for Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)
October 10 Steel Demand Prospects for the Third Quarter of FY2017 (October-December 2017)

October 13 (Japanese release dates below)

October 10 METI, ADNOC and JOGMEC Signed a Memorandum of Cooperation
October 2 IoT Acceleration Lab to Hold the Third Big Data Analysis Contest

October 11 (Japanese release dates below)

October 10 Speakers at the LNG Producer-Consumer Conference 2017 Determined

October 6 (Japanese release dates below)

October 2 Mission of Japanese Companies to be Dispatched to India Aiming to Accelerate Actions for Curbing Emissions under the Paris Agreement
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