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January 2018

February 13 (Japanese release dates below)

January 29 Japan-Oriented New International Standards for Methods to Measure Characteristics Applied to Regenerative Medical Care Involving Bioceramics Issued

February 7 (Japanese release dates below)

January 31 New Program for Advancing the Comprehensive Distribution Policy Decided
January 31 Experiment for Examination of Standard Specification of Digital Shopping Receipts to be Conducted

February 6 (Japanese release dates below)

January 26 A Public Lecture on Cutting-Edge Solar Cells and Hydrogen Production Studies to be Held in Mongolia

February 5 (Japanese release dates below)

January 31 Silicon Valley D-Lab Project x METI Seminar Held

January 31 (Japanese release dates below)

January 25 Announcement of Information on Events and Efforts in January under the Premium Friday Initiative
January 23 World Robot Summit 2018 to be Held
January 19 Small Rocket “SS-520 No.5” to be Launched

January 30 (Japanese release dates below)

January 29 Twenty-first Round of Negotiations for Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)

January 29 (Japanese release dates below)

January 26 Progress Made in Regulatory Reform for Individual Enterprises
January 24 Eighth Round of the Negotiations for a Japan-Turkey Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)
January 24 Results of the Regional Economic and Industrial Research(October-December 2017)
January 19 Cabinet Decision on the Cabinet Order for Partial Revision of the Order for Enforcement of the Act on Control of Export, Import and Others of Specified Hazardous Wastes and Other Wastes, and the Order for Enforcement of the Administrative Complaint Review Act

January 26 (Japanese release dates below)

January 18 Grand Prix Winner of the Japan Healthcare Business Contest 2018 Selected
January 18 Advanced Small Radar Satellite Called "ASNARO-2" Successfully Launched
January 16 Outstanding Case Examples Determined and Recognized under the Contest for Female Entrepreneurs Support Efforts

January 25 (Japanese release dates below)

January 25 Logogram for the Regional Collective Trademark System Determined

January 24 (Japanese release dates below)

January 16 METI Minister Seko Visits the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates
January 16 Study Group for “Future Classroom” and EdTech to be Established

January 23 (Japanese release dates below)

January 22 New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (January 2018)

January 18 (Japanese release dates below)

January 15 Recall of Air Conditioners Imported by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (Currently, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems, Ltd.) (Free Product Inspection and Repair)

January 17 (Japanese release dates below)

January 15 Winners of the Seventh Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Award
January 12 World’s First*1 Test of Expressway Traveling of CACC*2 -mounted Trucks in a Caravan with Drivers in the Second and Following Trucks to be Launched

January 16 (Japanese release dates below)

January 15 Oral Healthcare Seminar 2018 to be Held
January 4 METI to Hold a Seminar Titled “SIB Seminar: Discussion on the Feasibility of Introducing a Social Impact Bond System to Solve Social Challenges in the Field of Healthcare”
January 4 Japan Healthcare Business Contest 2018 to be Held

January 12 (Japanese release dates below)

January 10 First Round of Certification Issued to the Courses on IT-Skill Training to Meet the Era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

January 11 (Japanese release dates below)

January 5 Recall of Batteries and Battery Chargers for Electrothermal Gloves Imported by Komine Co., Ltd.(Free Product Replacement)
 
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