March FY2021

News Releases (in provisional translation)

Mar 31, 2021
Survey Results of Factory Location Trends in 2020 (Preliminary Report) (January-December)
Mar 31, 2021
Guidelines Regarding Requirements for Explosion-Proof Drones Compiled
Mar 31, 2021
Preliminary Report of 2020 Basic Survey of Japanese Business Structure and Activities Compiled Based on actual FY2019 results
Mar 31, 2021
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, 2021
JPO Status Report 2021 Released
Mar 31, 2021
State Minister Ejima Attends 6th Annual Global Conference on Energy Efficiency
Mar 31, 2021
Minister Kajiyama Holds Meeting with Dr. Fatih Birol, Executive Director of International Energy Agency (IEA), via Video Conference
Mar 30, 2021
Preliminary Report of the 2020 Basic Survey on Small and Medium Enterprises (Performance Results Based on the FY2019 Closing Accounts) Compiled
Mar 30, 2021
The 163rd Survey of SME Business Conditions (January-March 2021) Released
Mar 30, 2021
FY 2019 Reports on Storage of Mercury or Mercury Compounds and Management of Mercury-Containing Recyclable Resources in accordance with the Mercury Pollution Prevention Act
Mar 30, 2021
Driverless Autonomous Driving Mobility Services to Start in Seaside Resort in Chatan Town, Okinawa Prefecture
Mar 30, 2021
Guidelines on Assessment of AI Reliability in the Field of Plant Safety Revised
Mar 29, 2021
Guidelines on Business Partnership Contracts with Startups Formulated
Mar 29, 2021
Report on Trends in Regional Economies and Industries in January 2021 Compiled
Mar 29, 2021
Minister Kajiyama Holds Meeting with H.E. Mr. Valdis Dombrovskis, Executive Vice President of the European Commission for an Economy that Works for People via Video Conference
Mar 26, 2021
"Report on Revision of the Label Display Program for Retailers (Water Heaters and Television Sets)" Compiled
Mar 26, 2021
Draft Guidelines for Secure Working Conditions for Freelancers, Results of Call for Public Comments Released and Finalized Guidelines Compiled
Mar 26, 2021
Results of Quarterly Survey of Overseas Subsidiaries (October-December in 2020)
Mar 26, 2021
Preliminary Report of the 2020 Census of Manufacture Compiled
Mar 25, 2021
Commencement of the Patent Prosecution Highway Program between Japan and Morocco
Mar 25, 2021
EPA-Based Procedures for Exporting Specific Agricultural, Forestry and Fishery Products (GI Products) to be Simplified
Mar 24, 2021
Minister Kajiyama Holds a Teleconference with H.E. Jennifer M. Granholm, United States Secretary of Energy
Mar 23, 2021
Minister Kajiyama Holds a TV conference with H.E. Ambassador Katherine Tai, United States Trade Representative
Mar 23, 2021
Minister Kajiyama met with IAEA Director General Grossi
Mar 22, 2021
Summit of Presidents and Heads of Universities and Other Institutes on Approaches to their Contributions to Achievement of Carbon Neutrality to be Held
Mar 22, 2021
Symposium on Japan-India Partnership in Industrial Competitiveness - Potential of India in Global Economy
Mar 22, 2021
Winners of New Diversity Management Selection 100 and Diversity Management Selection 100 Prime in FY2020
Mar 22, 2021
Announcement of the FY2020 Nadeshiko and Semi-Nadeshiko Brands
Mar 22, 2021
New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (March 2021)
Mar 22, 2021
State Minister Nagasaka Attends Ministerial Meeting of Ottawa Group via Video Conference and Makes Proposal on “Trade and Climate Change”
Mar 19, 2021
Convening of World’s Largest-Class Technology Conference “Web Summit Tokyo” Decided
Mar 19, 2021
Decision to impose a provisional Anti-Dumping Duty on Dipotassium Carbonate Originating in the Republic of Korea
Mar 17, 2021
Minister Kajiyama Holds Meeting with H.E. Mr. Dan Tehan, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Australia, via Video Conference
Mar 16, 2021
State Minister Nagasaka Attends First Meeting of Global Commission on People-Centered Clean Energy Transitions
Mar 16, 2021
The 4th JPO-DPIIT Review Meeting Held
Mar 15, 2021
Japan and India Exchange Progress Reports of Japan Industrial Townships in India
Mar 15, 2021
Japan - US Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Week for the Indo-Pacific Region in FY2020
Mar 12, 2021
Minister Kajiyama Holds Meeting with H.E. Mr. Agus Gumiwang Kartasasmita, Minister of Industry, Indonesia
Mar 12, 2021
“The Basic Policies for the Project for the Green Innovation Fund” Formulated
Mar 12, 2021
“ Supply Chain Resilience Forum - For manufacturing and service industries in the time of uncertainty -” Held Online
Mar 11, 2021
Announcement of the Winners in the Ninth Robot Awards Program
Mar 10, 2021
Japan-Israel Economic and Innovation Policy Dialogue (EIPD) and Plenary Meeting of Japan-Israel Innovation Network (JIIN) held
Mar 9, 2021
Cabinet Decision on the Bill for the Act on Promotion of Resource Circulation for Plastics
Mar 8, 2021
“Symposium on Social Acceptability” of Autonomous Driving Technology to be Held
Mar 5, 2021
Successful Autonomous Driving Technology Tests for Truck Platooning
Mar 5, 2021
New Body “Study Group on Automobile Policies for Carbon Neutrality” to be Inaugurated
Mar 5, 2021
New Municipality Joins the Support Program for Regional Foreign Direct Investment in Japan (Higashihiroshima City)
Mar 4, 2021
Study Group for Encouraging Dialogue between Biotech Venture Businesses and Investors Compiles Guidebook on Information Disclosure
Mar 4, 2021
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 4, 2021
Announcement of Organizations Selected under the 2021 Certified Health & Productivity Management Outstanding Organizations Recognition Program
Mar 4, 2021
Forty-Eight Enterprises Selected under the 2021 Health & Productivity Stock Selection
Mar 4, 2021
International Energy Agency (IEA) Publishes Country Report on In-Depth Review
Mar 3, 2021
Report Compiled on New Energy Efficiency Standards for Electric Water Heaters (Residential Heat Pump Water Heaters)
Mar 3, 2021
Report Compiled on Directions for Future Technical Cooperation on Overseas Industrial Human Resources
Mar 3, 2021
MITOU KAIGI 2021 to be Held by Video Conference
Mar 2, 2021
Cabinet Decision on the Bill for the Act of Partial Revision of the Patent Act and Other Acts
Mar 2, 2021
Webinar on Potential for Deployment of Open Source-Based Digital ID Platform to be Held
Mar 1, 2021
“Practical Guidebook on Data Provision for Fostering Human Resources of Experts in AI and Data Science” Formulated
Mar 1, 2021
“STEAM Library Ver.1” to be Released as Platform for Fostering Leading Players for Shaping Future Society
Mar 1, 2021
“Study Group on International Taxation in the Digital Economy” to be Inaugurated