October FY2019

News Releases (in provisional translation)

Oct 31, 2019
Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial Preparation Meeting and Signing Ceremony on Collaboration Projects between Japanese and Thai Companies to be Held
Oct 31, 2019
METI to Hold “Regional Business Conference in Sendai”
Oct 30, 2019
New Municipalities Subject to the Support Program for Regional Foreign Direct Investment in Japan Determined (Kanagawa Prefecture and Okinawa Prefecture)
Oct 30, 2019
Call for Applicants for the Young Professionals Japan Program
Oct 30, 2019
Seminar Encouraging Regional Businesses to Go Global to be Held
Oct 30, 2019
METI Parliamentary Vice-Minister Miyamoto Visits Slovakia and France
Oct 29, 2019
Amended CITES Appendices to Come into Force on November 26, 2019
Oct 29, 2019
Mima City and Omuta City Start Projects utilizing the Social Impact Bond (SIB) System
Oct 29, 2019
Government of Japan to Submit Candidature of Mr. NATSUME Kenichiro for Director General of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Oct 26, 2019
Ministerial Meeting on the Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity(GFSEC) Held
Oct 25, 2019
METI Minister Sugawara Holds Meeting with H.E. Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and ADNOC CEO
Oct 25, 2019
Meeting of the G20 Transport Task Group to be Held
Oct 25, 2019
Announcement of Winners of the FY2019 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle) Promotion Merit Awards
Oct 24, 2019
“Saudi-Japan Vision 2030 2.0 Updated” Formulated
Oct 24, 2019
METI Minister Sugawara Holds Meeting with H.E. Mr. Rashid Meredov, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Turkmenistan
Oct 24, 2019
The 2nd Well Aging Society Summit Asia-Japan Held
Oct 23, 2019
The 32nd Tokyo International Film Festival to be Held
Oct 23, 2019
Results of the Regional Economic and Industrial Research (July- September 2019) were Compiled
Oct 23, 2019
Japan and Lithuania Conclude Memorandum of Cooperation in the Energy Field
Oct 23, 2019
Commendation Ceremony for the FY2019 Factory Greening Award Program to be Held to Recognize Winners of METI Minister’s Award
Oct 23, 2019
Joint Commendation Ceremony Held for Winners of the FY2019 Awards Program for Promoting Informatization and the U-22 Programming Contest 2019
Oct 21, 2019
SMEA to Hold Seminar on Improving Market Value
Oct 21, 2019
Public Briefing on the 2019 Telework Days Campaign to be Held
Oct 21, 2019
The First Meeting on the Platform for Distributed Energy Systems to be Held
Oct 21, 2019
Explanatory Meetings on the Revised Fluorocarbons Recovery and Destruction Law to be Held
Oct 21, 2019
New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (October 2019)
Oct 21, 2019
Japan-EU-OECD Seminar on Supporting International Collaboration on RBC/CSR Held
Oct 18, 2019
Tenth U.S.-Japan Policy Cooperation Dialogue on the Internet Economy Held
Oct 18, 2019
Collaborative Safety: Japan to Convey New Security Concept in the IoT Era
Oct 18, 2019
FY2019 METI Minister’s Award to Recognize Contributions to Traditional Craft Industries
Oct 18, 2019
METI State Minister Makihara Attends Regional Business Conference in Yokohama
Oct 18, 2019
METI Minister Sugawara Holds Meeting with Dr. Yoshino Akira Honorary Fellow, Asahi Kasei Corporation
Oct 17, 2019
Demonstration Plans under the Regulatory Sandbox Scheme Approved
Oct 17, 2019
Forecast of Global Supply and Demand Trends for Petrochemical Products (from 2010 to 2023) Compiled
Oct 16, 2019
Bus Operation Businesses Determined Concerning the Public-Road Demonstration Tests for Mid-sized Buses with Autonomous Driving Systems
Oct 15, 2019
The Cabinet Approves the Bill for the Act on Partial Division of the Act on Facilitation of Information Processing
Oct 15, 2019
Fifteenth Meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee (POPRC.15) under the Stockholm Convention Held
Oct 15, 2019
October is “3Rs (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) Promotion Month”!
Oct 15, 2019
METI Minister Sugawara Visits Thailand
Oct 15, 2019
IP Community Portal Website for Startups “IP BASE” Starts Additional Provision of New Contents
Oct 15, 2019
Workshop on the Osaka Track Held as Part of the WTO Public Forum 2019
Oct 12, 2019
Japan Held Consultations with the Government of the Republic of Korea under the WTO Agreement Regarding Japan’s Update of Licensing Policies and Procedures on Exports to the ROK
Oct 11, 2019
RCEP Ministerial Meeting to be Held
Oct 11, 2019
Winners of the FY2019 Awards for Resources Recirculation Technologies and Systems Selected
Oct 11, 2019
Winners of FY2019 Awards Program Promoting Informatization
Oct 10, 2019
The Inaugural TCFD Summit Held in Japan
Oct 10, 2019
Green Innovation Summit Held
Oct 10, 2019
METI Fukushima Revitalization Fair to be Held
Oct 10, 2019
Japan to Hold Consultations with the Government of the Republic of Korea (ROK) under the WTO Agreement Regarding Japan’s Update of Licensing Policies and Procedures on Exports of Controlled Items to the ROK
Oct 9, 2019
Successful Universities that Accept IP Strategy Designers Determined
Oct 9, 2019
Seminar on International Trade Remedy Titled “Protect Your Benefits with Anti-Dumping Knowledge” to be Held
Oct 8, 2019
Secondary Examination to be Held under the Japan Healthcare Business Contest (JHeC) 2020 Program
Oct 8, 2019
Release of: Results of Call for Public Comments for the Draft Report on Discussion Results of the Study Group for Ideal Approaches to a Certification Scheme Concerning Verification of the Proper Management of Organizations which Handle Personal Data (hereafter “Scheme Ensuring Trustworthiness of Data-handling Organizations”); and Guidelines for those Certification Schemes. ver. 2.0
Oct 8, 2019
Steel Demand Prospects for the Third Quarter of FY2019 (October-December 2019)
Oct 7, 2019
Inter-governmental Cooperation Enhanced in the Field of Intellectual Property
Oct 7, 2019
Events Held in Five Areas of Kansai Region for EXPO 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan
Oct 4, 2019
Brexit Preparation “Service Desks” for SME’s and Businesses Open across Japan
Oct 4, 2019
Action Guidelines for Japanese Companies’ Management for Value Creation Formulated
Oct 4, 2019
Winners of the Grand Award and the Excellent Awards of the 13th Kids Design Awards Program Selected
Oct 4, 2019
Third Satellite Data Analysis Contest “Tellus Satellite Challenge” to be Held
Oct 3, 2019
Indications, POP Displays and Pictograms under the Guidelines for Multilingualization in the Retail Sales Industry Publicized for Downloading Free of Charge
Oct 2, 2019
METI State Minister Matsumoto Visits Germany
Oct 1, 2019
METI to Resume Series of Meetings of the Working Group on Electricity Resilience
Oct 1, 2019
JETRO Releases Collection of Successful Case Examples of Overseas Business Development as Effort under the Consortium for New Export Nation Program
Oct 1, 2019
Program of the 2nd Well Aging Society Summit Asia-Japan Released
Oct 1, 2019
The Cabinet Approves the Cabinet Order for Partial Revision of the Order for Enforcement of the Act on Rationalized Use and Proper Management of Fluorocarbons and Other Cabinet Order