March FY2020

News Releases (in provisional translation)

Mar 31, 2020
Study Group on Structural Changes in Mobility and Future Directions of Automobile Policies Beyond 2030 (Study Group on 2030 Mobility Visions) to be Inaugurated
Mar 31, 2020
JPO Status Report 2020 Released
Mar 31, 2020
M&A Guidelines for SMEs Formulated
Mar 31, 2020
Fuel Efficiency Standards for Passenger Vehicles in FY2030 Formulated
Mar 31, 2020
Request for Provision of Statistical Data that will Contribute to Preventing the Spread of COVID-19
Mar 31, 2020
"Current Status of Doorstep Delivery Service and Key Points for Implementation"
Mar 31, 2020
Report on Direction of IP Strategy and Support in the Space Sector Released
Mar 31, 2020
Revision of “Guidance for Encouraging Japanese Companies to Address International Initiatives on Climate Change : - Supporting Companies Making Use of Renewable Energy in Japan under Scope 2 Guidance of the GHG Protocol -"
Mar 31, 2020
"Concept Paper on Climate Transition Finance Principles"
Mar 31, 2020
Invitation for Public Comments on the Draft of “IoT Security Safety Framework“
Mar 31, 2020
Rapid Virus Detector "GeneSoC" Introduced to 16 Medical Institutions Nationwide
Mar 31, 2020
METI Minister Kajiyama Attends G20 Trade and Investment Ministerial Meeting via Video Conference
Mar 30, 2020
New International Resource Strategy Formulated
Mar 30, 2020
Report compiled by Like-minded Members of Working Group on Studying Model Terms and Conditions for Contracts on Data Sharing-type (Platform-type) Contracts as Effort Involving Contract Guidelines on Utilization of AI and Data
Mar 30, 2020
Preliminary Report of the Summary of the 2019 Basic Survey on Small and Medium Enterprises (Performance Results Based on the FY2018 Closing Accounts) Compiled
Mar 30, 2020
Regional Collective Trademark Guide Book Issued
Mar 30, 2020
Meeting as Opportunity to Receive Opinions from Concerned Parties to be Held Concerning Handling ALPS Treated Water
Mar 27, 2020
Results of Survey on the Current State of the Sharing Economy and Other Data Compiled
Mar 27, 2020
Internal Restructuring to Enhance Measures against Counterfeit Goods
Mar 27, 2020
Call for Public Comments on Criteria on Security Assessment System (ISMAP) for Government Information Systems Draft Report
Mar 27, 2020
Results of A Nudge Approach Trial to Reduce Plastic Checkout Bags at Internal Government Stores
Mar 27, 2020
Program for Advancing the Comprehensive Physical Distribution Policy Revised
Mar 27, 2020
Official Explanation of Technological Standards for Offshore Wind Power Facilities (Revised) Released
Mar 27, 2020
The 159th Survey of SME Business Conditions (January-March 2020) Released
Mar 27, 2020
METI Holds Award Ceremony for Winner of Space Development and Utilization Grand Prize
Mar 27, 2020
Survey Results of Factory Location Trends in 2019 (Preliminary Report) (January-December)
Mar 27, 2020
Cabinet Decision on the Cabinet Order for the Partial Revision of the Order for Fees Concerning the Measurement Act
Mar 27, 2020
Drones instead of Eyes: Guidelines and Collection of Use Case Examples Upgraded for Promoting Safe Use of Drones in Plants
Mar 26, 2020
Report on Trends in Regional Economies and Industries in January 2020 Compiled
Mar 26, 2020
Current Situations of Fukushima to be Conveyed
Mar 25, 2020
Handbook for Preventing the Elderly from Being Involved in Product Accidents Formulated
Mar 25, 2020
Results of Quarterly Survey of Overseas Subsidiaries Compiled (October-December 2019)
Mar 25, 2020
Results of the 2019 Basic Survey on the Information and Communications Industry (Industry Performance in FY2018)
Mar 24, 2020
Easy-to-Understand Video Clip Produced Explaining Measures for Addressing Novel Coronavirus Disease
Mar 23, 2020
Open data on Government’s Support Measures and Search Service to be provided for Companies
Mar 23, 2020
Industries Subject to No.5 Safety Nets for Financing Guarantee to be Designated (target industries for the first quarter of FY2020)
Mar 23, 2020
Expo 2020 Dubai Japan Pavilion Unveils Official Uniforms
Mar 23, 2020
New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (March 2020)
Mar 23, 2020
Examples of Design-Driven Management in Leading Companies Compiled
Mar 23, 2020
Japan Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai Announces Fourth Wave of Sponsors and Donors (Nine new sponsors and two new donors to offer their support)
Mar 19, 2020
Video Clip on How to Wash Fabric Face Masks Produced
Mar 19, 2020
Japan Requests the Establishment of a Panel under the WTO Agreement Regarding India’s Measures Concerning Tariff Increase on ICT Products
Mar 16, 2020
Winners of New Diversity Management Selection 100 and Diversity Management Selection 100 Prime in FY 2019
Mar 13, 2020
Two Businesses Newly Received Highest Grade "Murasaki" of Omotenashi Standard Certification
Mar 13, 2020
Study Group’s Report on Measures for Vitalizing e-Sports Publicized
Mar 13, 2020
Companies to be Subsidized under the FY2019 Subsidy Project for Supporting Businesses in Introducing Facilities for Producing Face Masks Nominated
Mar 13, 2020
METI to Request Related Associations to Take Care in Recruiting Activities and for Students Given Informal Promises of Employment Based on Government Responses to Novel Coronavirus Disease
Mar 12, 2020
Information on Teleworking-related Measures as Responses to Government Measures against Novel Coronavirus Disease to be Conveyed
Mar 11, 2020
Call Opens for Applicants for Second Round of AI Frontier Program for Fostering Human Resources
Mar 11, 2020
Measure to be Taken to Support SMEs Affected by Novel Coronavirus Disease
Mar 11, 2020
SME Financial Consultation Counter to Open as a Measure Supporting SMEs and Small Enterprises Affected by Novel Coronavirus Disease
Mar 11, 2020
Program for Remote Health Consultation Services to Start
Mar 11, 2020
The Eighth Japan-Korea Export Control Policy Dialogue
Mar 10, 2020
Cabinet Decision on the Bill for the Act for Partial Revision of the Act on Facilitation of Management Succession of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises for Promotion of Business Succession of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises and Other Acts (“Bill for the SMEs Growth Promotion Act”)
Mar 10, 2020
METI to Request Ordering Companies to Take Appropriate Care in Trading with Individual Business Operators and Freelancers Affected by Novel Coronavirus Disease
Mar 10, 2020
METI to Request Main Subcontracting Companies to Further Take Appropriate Care in Trading with their Subcontractors Affected by Novel Coronavirus Disease
Mar 10, 2020
Cabinet Decision on the Cabinet Order for the Partial Revision of the Order for Enforcement of the Act on Emergency Measures for Stabilizing Living Conditions of the Public
Mar 9, 2020
Publish Information on Free-of-Charge and discounted Support Services Provided by Private Companies as Responses to Novel Coronavirus Disease with Standardized Open Data
Mar 9, 2020
Opening Ceremony of Fukushima Hydrogen Energy Research Field (FH2R) Held with Prime Minister Abe and METI Minister Kajiyama
Mar 6, 2020
Guidelines Formulated for Selecting Stadiums and Arenas as Exchange Bases Bringing Together a Variety of Generations
Mar 6, 2020
Types of Used Vehicles Subject to the Subsidies for Safety Support Cars Determined
Mar 6, 2020
Announcement on the Eighth Japan-Korea Export Control Policy Dialogue
Mar 5, 2020
Report Compiled on the Status of the Occurrence of Acts of Unauthorized Computer Access and the Progress of Research and Development on Technology Relating to Access Control Features
Mar 5, 2020
Deregulatory Measures in Import and Export Procedures as a Response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Mar 3, 2020
Announcement of the FY2019 Nadeshiko Brands and Semi-Nadeshiko Brands
Mar 3, 2020
Acceptance of Requests for Subsidies for Safety Support Cars Starts on March 9, 2020
Mar 3, 2020
Twentieth Meeting of Committee on Planning of the Corporate Reporting Lab Held
Mar 3, 2020
Cabinet Decision on the Bill for the Act for Partial Revision of the Installment Sales Act
Mar 2, 2020
Forty Enterprises Selected under the 2020 Health & Productivity Stock Selection Program
Mar 2, 2020
Announcement of Organizations Recognized under the 2020 Certified Health & Productivity Management Outstanding Organizations Recognition Program