December FY2019

News Releases (in provisional translation)

Dec 27, 2019
Introduction of Fee-incurring Plastic Checkout Bags Starts in July 2020 in All Stores across Japan
Dec 27, 2019
Area Offshore Goto City, Nagasaki Prefecture, Designated for Power Generating Project
Dec 27, 2019
Cybersecurity Guidelines for Energy Resource Aggregation Business Revised
Dec 27, 2019
FY2019 Follow-up Survey on the Progress in the Voluntary-based Action Plans of the Industries Conducted
Dec 27, 2019
Japan Submitted the Registration Dossier of the Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan to the BIE
Dec 27, 2019
Winners of the Eighth Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Awards
Dec 27, 2019
New Indices to Measure Consumer Sentiment and Product and Commodity Prices.
Dec 26, 2019
Call for Public Comments on Draft Guidelines on Approaches to Hybrid-type Virtual Shareholders Meetings to Open
Dec 26, 2019
Call for Public Comments on the Draft Report Titled “GOVERNANCE INNOVATION: Redesigning Law and Architecture in the Age of Society 5.0” Opens
Dec 25, 2019
Twenty-four Successful Applicants for the FY2019 Research Project for Developing Resources for Geothermal Power Generation Announced
Dec 25, 2019
Results of Quarterly Survey of Overseas Subsidiaries Compiled (July-September in 2019)
Dec 25, 2019
Sixth Japan-EU Working Group on Corporate Social Responsibility Held
Dec 24, 2019
Steel Demand Prospects for the Fourth Quarter of FY2019 (January-March 2020)
Dec 24, 2019
New System for Filing Requests for Subsidies Called “jGrants” Developed
Dec 24, 2019
METI Conducts a Questionnaire Survey for Fund Management Organizations on ESG Investment
Dec 23, 2019
Second Japan-Indonesia Dialogue on Automobiles Held
Dec 23, 2019
Types and Grades of Vehicles Targeted by the Subsidies for Safety Support Cars
Dec 23, 2019
Third Japan-China Smart Manufacturing and Exchange Seminar Held
Dec 23, 2019
General Election for Outstanding Regional Brands in the Tohoku Region was Held
Dec 23, 2019
IPCC Symposium to be Held
Dec 23, 2019
Japan and India Exchange Progress Reports of Japan Industrial Townships in India
Dec 22, 2019
METI Minister Kajiyama Visits the People’s Republic of China
Dec 20, 2019
SME Business Succession Support Package Formulated
Dec 20, 2019
FY2018 Amounts of Fluorocarbons Packed into or Recovered from Commercial Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Units Pursuant to the Revised Fluorocarbons Recovery and Destruction Law
Dec 20, 2019
Development of New International Standards for Vitalizing IoT
Dec 20, 2019
Cabinet Decision on Application for Registration of the Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai Japan to the BIE
Dec 20, 2019
New Establishment and Revision of Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (December 2019)
Dec 20, 2019
Customer Alert: EC-CUBE Website Builder Vulnerability
Dec 19, 2019
Japan Healthcare Business Contest 2020 to be Held
Dec 19, 2019
Fukushima Mirai Business Networking Event to be Held in the Fukushima Robot Testing Field
Dec 19, 2019
Interpretative Guidelines on Electronic Commerce and Information Property Trading Revised
Dec 16, 2019
Memorandum Concludes Industry-Academia Collaborative Framework on Human Resources for Robotics
Dec 16, 2019
JPO Hosted the 5th ID5 Annual Meeting in Japan
Dec 16, 2019
The Seventh Japan-Korea Export Control Policy Dialogue Held
Dec 13, 2019
Subsidies for Safety Support Cars Included inFY2019 Supplementary Budget Draft
Dec 12, 2019
PR Ambassadors for Japan’s Pavilion at Expo 2020, Dubai
Dec 12, 2019
Acceptance of Applications Begins for Seminar “Project for Promoting Utilization of Intellectual Property Rights in Fukushima: Fukushima and IP”
Dec 12, 2019
The 158th Survey of SME Business Conditions (October-December 2019) Released
Dec 12, 2019
Promotion of Japan-India Business Cooperation in the Field of Digital Infrastructure Welcomed
Dec 12, 2019
The JPO Hosts the Eighth TM5 Annual Meeting
Dec 12, 2019
Japan Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai Announces Third Wave of Sponsors and Donor (Four Companies and One Organization This Time)
Dec 11, 2019
Call for Public Comments to Start on Draft Report Compiled by the Study Group on Security Assessment of Cloud Services
Dec 11, 2019
New Platform for Expert Human Resources in the Space Industry Called “S-Expert” to Start Operations
Dec 10, 2019
METI Minister Kajiyama Visits India
Dec 9, 2019
Call for Information on R&D Involving Technologies for Computer-Access Control Functions
Dec 9, 2019
Blueprint of Industrial Development for Fukushima Coastal Area
Dec 9, 2019
Series of Seminars on Incorporating Foreign Human Resources with Specified Skills in Manufacturing to be Held
Dec 9, 2019
Seventh Japan-Russia Meeting Concerning SME Cooperation Held
Dec 9, 2019
Contract Guidelines on Utilization of AI and Data Version 1.1 Formulated
Dec 9, 2019
The 13th Japan-China Energy Efficiency and Environment Forum Held (Summary of the Results)
Dec 9, 2019
METI State Minister Matsumoto Attends the 2019 IEA Ministerial Meeting
Dec 9, 2019
The 19th Vice-Minister-Level Regular Consultation Held between METI and MOFCOM
Dec 9, 2019
Special Exhibition in Conjunction with Nobel Week
Dec 6, 2019
Announcement of Winners of Awards under the Excellent Green Logistics Commendation Program
Dec 6, 2019
Public Notice and Inspection Regarding Plans for Offshore Power Generation in Nagasaki Prefecture
Dec 6, 2019
Hyperspectral Imager Suite (HISUI) Successfully Launched for Space Demonstration Tests
Dec 5, 2019
National Forum of Smart Monodzukuri Supporting Organizations to be Held
Dec 5, 2019
Director-General Level Preparatory Meeting for the Seventh Japan-Korea Export Control Policy Dialogue
Dec 3, 2019
First Meeting of the Council of Eminent Persons on Value Creation Companies to be Held
Dec 2, 2019
Third Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury (COP3) Held