June FY2019

News Releases (in provisional translation)

Jun 28, 2019
Japan Patent Office Prepares Guidebook for Venture Capitalists
Jun 28, 2019
Report of the SDG Management / ESG Investment Study Group Compiled
Jun 28, 2019
World Robot Summit 2020 to be Held
Jun 27, 2019
The 156th Survey of SME Business Conditions (April-June 2019) Released
Jun 26, 2019
METI and the Ministry for Ecological and Inclusive Transition of France Exchanged
Jun 26, 2019
Call for Applicants for Transportation Businesses to Operate Public-Road Demonstration Tests for Mid-sized Buses with Autonomous Driving Functions
Jun 26, 2019
Quarterly Survey of Overseas Subsidiaries Results (January-March 2019)
Jun 26, 2019
Round Table Conference on Standardization Held
Jun 26, 2019
Results Compiled of the Review on the Circumstances Surrounding the Electricity Business toward the Legal Unbundling of the Transmission/Distribution Sector
Jun 26, 2019
The 2019 Report on Compliance by Major Trading Partners with Trade Agreements (WTO, FTA/EPA and IIA) and the METI Priorities Based on the 2019 Report Released
Jun 25, 2019
Visions of the “Future Classroom” Program Compiled as Effort toward Educational Reform in the Reiwa Era
Jun 25, 2019
Report on New Fuel Efficiency Standards for Passenger Vehicles Compiled
Jun 24, 2019
Approval Issued for a Data Sharing Project as the First Business Entitled to Make Use of the System for Permitting Businesses to Request Public Data
Jun 24, 2019
Recall of Bicycles and Electric Power Assisted Bicycles with Built-in Locking Mechanism Simultaneously Working Handlebar Lock and Circle Lock (Free Product Inspection and Repair)
Jun 24, 2019
Series of Seminars on Incorporating Foreign Human Resources into the Manufacturing Industry to be Held
Jun 24, 2019
Newly Selected Startups Released under the Public-Private Joint Initiative for Supporting Startups called “J-Startup Program”
Jun 21, 2019
Electricity and Gas Market Surveillance Commission
Jun 20, 2019
Report Compiled by the Study Group on Improvement of Effectiveness of Product Recalls under the Consumer Product Safety Act
Jun 20, 2019
Symposium Celebrating Inauguration of the Council for Electrified Vehicle Society to be Held
Jun 20, 2019
New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (June 2019)
Jun 19, 2019
Results of the 2018 Survey on Selected Service Industries Compiled (Preliminary Report)
Jun 19, 2019
Business and Policy Examples for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth through Trade and Investment Publicized
Jun 19, 2019
The 2nd Well Aging Society Summit Asia-Japan to be Held
Jun 18, 2019
Cabinet Decides Basic Plan for Small Enterprise Promotion (Second Version)
Jun 18, 2019
Japan and France Agree to Strengthen Ties in Commercial Aircraft Industry
Jun 18, 2019
“Saudi-Japan Vision 2030 2.0” Formulated
Jun 18, 2019
Acceptance of Applications Commences for Participation in the Overseas Job Fair Project
Jun 18, 2019
Twenty-Sixth Round of Negotiations for Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)
Jun 18, 2019
Smart Mobility Challenge Project Launched
Jun 18, 2019
G20 Ministerial Meeting on Energy Transitions and Global Environment for Sustainable Growth Held
Jun 17, 2019
Supplementary Document to the Nine Actions for Successful Cross-border M&A Compiled to Present Roles Expected of CFOs, Executive Officers Responsible for Legal Affairs and Outside Directors in Companies’ Cross-border M&A
Jun 17, 2019
Guidelines for Cyber-Physical Security Measures for Building Systems (First Version) Formulated
Jun 17, 2019
Global Niche Top Companies Survey Compiled
Jun 17, 2019
The 12th IP5 Heads of Office Meeting held
Jun 17, 2019
The International Roundtable on Final Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Waste to be Held
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 14, 2019
G20-IEA Hydrogen Report Launch Event Held
Jun 13, 2019
Current State of Enforcement of the Act on Recycling of Specified Kinds of Home Appliances (Collection Results) and Results of Recycling Efforts by Home Appliance Manufacturers (FY2018 Results)
Jun 13, 2019
METI State Minister Seki Visits the Russia, Slovenia, and North Macedonia
Jun 13, 2019
Fifteenth Round of the Negotiations for a Japan-Turkey Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)
Jun 12, 2019
Trade Remedy Seminar to be Held
Jun 11, 2019
Details of SME Cybersecurity Project (Cybersecurity Support Ranger) Demonstration Released
Jun 11, 2019
FY2018 Measures to Promote Manufacturing Technology (White Paper on Monodzukuri 2019) Released
Jun 10, 2019
Two Institutes in India were certified as members of the Japan-India Institute for Manufacturing (JIM)
Jun 10, 2019
First Japan-China Ministerial Dialogue on Industry between METI and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China Held (Summary of the Results)
Jun 10, 2019
G20 Ibaraki-Tsukuba Ministerial Meeting on Trade and Digital Economy Held
Jun 10, 2019
METI Minister Seko had a Meeting with H.E. Mr. Maksim Stanislavovich Oreshkin, Minister of Economic Development, Special Representative for Trade and Economic Cooperation with Japan of the Russian Federation
Jun 10, 2019
METI Minister Seko Holds a Meeting with Minister Le Maire, France
Jun 7, 2019
Public-Road Demonstration Tests of Autonomous Driving System Using Driverless Trucks in Caravan on Expressway to be Held
Jun 7, 2019
Official Website for Revision of Automobile Taxation Systems Launched
Jun 7, 2019
Film Industry Survey Planned to Further Develop Human Resources in the Business
Jun 7, 2019
METI Minister Seko Attends a Signing Ceremony of Memorandum of Cooperation between Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI) and a Group of Japanese and Foreign International Banks to Encourage Mobilizing the capital of Institutional Investors for Infrastructure Exports
Jun 7, 2019
Roadmap for Carbon Recycling Technologies Formulated
Jun 7, 2019
The Cabinet Approves the FY 2018 Annual Report on Energy (Japan’s Energy White Paper 2019)
Jun 6, 2019
Official Website for the Japan Pavilion of Expo 2020 Dubai Opens
Jun 4, 2019
Winners of the Vibrant HABATAKU Small and Medium Enterprises 300 Program and the Vibrant HABATAKU Shopping Districts 30 Program Selected
Jun 3, 2019
New Value of Fuel Efficiency Standards for Passenger Vehicles and Other Targets Presented
Jun 3, 2019
Plan for Advancement of Integration and Streamlining of Distribution Business Approved under the Act on Advancement of Integration and Streamlining of Distribution Business