January FY2021

News Releases (in provisional translation)

Jan 29, 2021
Announcement of Actions on Dramatic Price Surge in Wholesale Electricity Market
Jan 29, 2021
Minister Kajiyama Attends WTO Informal Ministerial Meeting
Jan 27, 2021
Report on Trends in Regional Economies and Industries in November 2020 Compiled
Jan 26, 2021
Cabinet Decisions Made on Two Cabinet Orders for the Act on Improving Transparency and Fairness of Digital Platforms
Jan 26, 2021
Series of Meetings on FY2020 Platform for Distributed Energy Systems to be Held
Jan 26, 2021
Announcement to Consumers under Contract of “Market-Price-Linked” Electricity Rate Plans
Jan 25, 2021
2nd CEFIA Government-Private Forum to be Held
Jan 20, 2021
Demonstration Tests to be Held for Food Waste Reduction Taking Advantage of Electronic Tags (RFID)
Jan 20, 2021
Development of Examination Environment for AI-related Inventions Starts
Jan 20, 2021
New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (January 2021)
Jan 19, 2021
“Disclosure and Engagement Guidance to Accelerate Sustainable Finance for a Circular Economy” Compiled
Jan 19, 2021
FY2020 Study Group on Ideal Approaches to Assessment of Environmental Impacts for Appropriate Introduction of Renewable Energy to Hold its First Meeting
Jan 19, 2021
State Minister Ejima Attends Eleventh Session of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Assembly
Jan 19, 2021
Background regarding the UK scenarios referenced in "Green Growth Strategy towards 2050 Carbon Neutrality" addressed by British Embassy Tokyo
Jan 18, 2021
“FAQ on Companies’ Integral Disclosure of Business Reports, etc. and Securities Reports” Compiled
Jan 15, 2021
Call for Public Comments on “AI Governance in Japan Ver. 1.0 (Interim Report by Expert Group on Architecture for AI Principles to be Practiced) Opens
Jan 15, 2021
Announcement of Actions on Price Surge in Wholesale Electricity Market
Jan 15, 2021
Council on Measures for Supply Chains in the Aircraft Industry Holds Meeting
Jan 15, 2021
Closing Date for Filing Requests for Subsidy Program for Sustaining Businesses and Subsidy Program for Supporting Business Rent to be Extended to February 15, 2021
Jan 15, 2021
New Designation of Nagoya Sekku Kazari as Traditional Craft under the Act on the Promotion of Traditional Craft Industries
Jan 15, 2021
Minister Kajiyama Holds Meeting with H.E. Mr. Alok Sharma, COP26 President (United Kingdom) via Video Conference
Jan 14, 2021
Minister Kajiyama Holds Meeting with H.E. Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, CEO, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), and Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, UAE
Jan 12, 2021
Final Round of Presentations to be Held under the Japan Healthcare Business Contest (JHeC) 2021 Program
Jan 12, 2021
Pitch Presentation Event “Atotsugi Koshien” for Future Successors of SMEs to be Held
Jan 8, 2021
Study Group on Solving Challenges in Digital Markets and Developing Infrastructures for Next-Generation Transaction Compiles Report “Discussion Paper on Digital Markets - For Solving Social Challenges and Achieving Economic Growth by Transition of Industrial Structures -”
Jan 7, 2021
TDK Corporation Selected as Winner of the METI Minister’s Award for Corporate Governance of the Year 2020
Jan 6, 2021
“Project for Research and Analyses Concerning Future Potential for Virtual Spaces and Challenges therein” to Start
Jan 4, 2021
Numerical Limit to Japan-Brazil PPH Requests to be Relaxed
Jan 4, 2021
Services Launched for System for Filing Requests for Subsidies Called “jGrants 2.0”