July FY2020

News Releases (in provisional translation)

Jul 31, 2020
“Practical Guidelines for Business Transformations - Toward Changes to Business Portfolios and Organizations -” Formulated
Jul 31, 2020
“Practical Guidelines for Independent Directors” Formulated
Jul 31, 2020
Creation of New MaaS in Various Regions to be Promoted
Jul 31, 2020
TCFD Guidance 2.0 published
Jul 30, 2020
Discussions to Start on Basic Concepts for the Japan Pavilion at Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan
Jul 30, 2020
Panel Established under the WTO Agreement Regarding India’s Measures Concerning Tariff Increases on ICT Products
Jul 29, 2020
Report on Trends in Regional Economies and Industries in May 2020 Compiled
Jul 29, 2020
Japan and ASEAN produced ASEAN-Japan Economic Resilience Action Plan
Jul 28, 2020
Report on New Energy Conservation Standards for Gas or Oil Water Heaters Compiled
Jul 28, 2020
Successful Projects Selected for the TOTTEOKI Project
Jul 27, 2020
Recent Trends in AI-related Inventions
Jul 25, 2020
METI Minister Kajiyama Attends APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting via Video Conference
Jul 23, 2020
METI State Minister Makihara Participates in G20 Digital Economy Ministerial Meeting via Video Conference
Jul 22, 2020
Results of FY2019 E-Commerce Market Survey Compiled
Jul 22, 2020
Joint Store Delivery Experiment among Major Three Convenience Store Chains Launched
Jul 22, 2020
FY2019 “Independent development Ratio of Oil and Natural Gas in Japan” Released
Jul 22, 2020
The 13th IP5 Heads of Office Meeting Held
Jul 22, 2020
“Service Industry Productivity Study Group” to be Inaugurated
Jul 21, 2020
Fifteen Startups Selected as Recipients of Support Measures under the FY2020 IP Acceleration Program for Startups (IPAS2020)
Jul 21, 2020
Sea Areas as Project Target Areas Designated under the Act on Promoting the Utilization of Sea Areas for the Development of Marine Renewable Energy Power Generation Facilities
Jul 21, 2020
Distribution MaaS to be Launched
Jul 20, 2020
Aichi Prefecture Chosen as Host Site of FY2021 Traditional Craft Products Month National Assembly
Jul 20, 2020
“Surveys and Research on Strategies for Rule Making in e-Sports Competitions” to be Launched
Jul 20, 2020
New Municipality Joins the Support Program for Regional Foreign Direct Investment in Japan (Sapporo City)
Jul 20, 2020
New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (July 2020)
Jul 17, 2020
Successful Applicants Selected for the Program for Promoting Investment in Japan to Strengthen Supply Chains
Jul 17, 2020
METI Minister Kajiyama Holds Meeting with H.E. Mr. Thierry Breton, European Commissioner for Internal Market, via Video Conference
Jul 15, 2020
A Series of IP Events for Assisting Businesses Called “Chizai no Mikata - Itinerant Patent Office-” to be Held Across Japan
Jul 15, 2020
The Career Education Awards and the Awards for Partnerships for Career Education Promotion in FY2020 to be Canceled
Jul 15, 2020
J-Startup Program to be Deployed to Regional Areas
Jul 15, 2020
Call to Open for M&A Platform Businesses Willing to Collaborate with Support Centers for Smooth Business Succession
Jul 15, 2020
Call for Applicants for New Diversity Management Selection 100 and Diversity Management Selection 100 Prime in FY2020 Starts on July 22 (Wed.), 2020
Jul 14, 2020
Release of Japan Patent Office Annual Report 2020
Jul 14, 2020
First Meeting of “Study Group on the Comprehensive Physical Distribution Policy in the 2020s” to be Held
Jul 14, 2020
METI Minister Kajiyama Holds Meeting with H.E. Mr. Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment, and H.E. Mr. Agus Gumiwang Kartasasmita, Minister of Industry, Indonesia, via Video Conference
Jul 13, 2020
Report “GOVERNANCE INNOVATION: Redesigning Law and Architecture for Society 5.0” Compiled
Jul 10, 2020
Public-Private Action Plan Formulated toward Promotion of Smart Industrial Safety in Petroleum and Chemical Plants
Jul 10, 2020
“Manual for Promoting Use of Electrified Vehicles in Disaster Situations” Compiled
Jul 10, 2020
International Conference on Carbon Recycling 2020 to be Held
Jul 10, 2020
Public Road Demonstration Tests of Mid-Sized Buses with Autonomous Driving Systems to be Launched
Jul 10, 2020
Online Event of Hydrogen Energy Ministerial Meeting to be Held
Jul 10, 2020
METI Minister Kajiyama Attends IEA Clean Energy Transitions Summit Via Video Conference
Jul 10, 2020
LNG Producer-Consumer Conference 2020 to be Held
Jul 9, 2020
Agreement Reached to Inaugurate ASEAN-Japan Patent Experts Meeting
Jul 9, 2020
First Meeting of Public-Private Council on Enhancement of Industrial Competitiveness for Offshore Wind Power Generation to be Held
Jul 8, 2020
Please Verify the Terms and Conditions of Your Electricity and Gas Contracts
Jul 8, 2020
Steel Demand Prospects for the Second Quarter of FY2020 (July-September 2020)
Jul 7, 2020
New Project “Zero-Emission Challenge” to Start
Jul 7, 2020
Joint Meeting of the First Meeting of the Green Innovation Strategy Meeting and the First Meeting of the Working Group for the Green Innovation Strategy Meeting Held
Jul 7, 2020
Thirty-First Round of Negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)
Jul 7, 2020
Release of the White Paper on International Economy and Trade 2020
Jul 3, 2020
FY2020 Promising Sea Areas and Sites Selected for Future Designation of Project Target Areas
Jul 3, 2020
List of Travel Medicine Clinics and Hospitals Providing PCR Tests for the Public
Jul 3, 2020
Winners of the Supply Chain Innovation Award 2020 Recognized
Jul 1, 2020
Call for Outstanding Businesses as Applicants for FY2020 Excellent Green Logistics Commendation Program
Jul 1, 2020
List of Cashless Payment Companies’ Commission Charges, Deposit Cycles and Other Information Released in a Retrievable Form
Jul 1, 2020
FY2020 Anti-Counterfeiting Campaign to be Held