Difficulties in accessing external financing and attracting investment can prevent EU SMEs from benefiting from the opportunities triggered by the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) and the signature of the EU-Japan Partnership on Sustainable Connectivity and Quality Infrastructure.
The EU-Japan Centre in Tokyo is regularly publishing "Industry and Policy News" from various Japanese language sources of potential interest, including newly released policy documents, surveys, and official statements, in the context of EU-Japan industrial cooperation and is pleased to announce the May 2020 issue.The topics are as follows: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS
This report is the result of a research conducted under the Minerva Market & Policy Intelligence scheme at the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation. The objective of this report is to provide an analysis of the practices, successes and challenges of existing EU-Japan region-to-region, cluster-to-cluster and region-to-cluster cooperation, hereafter referred to as “region & cluster cooperation”.
By Masami Marbot in the framework of the Minerva EU-Japan Market and Policy Intelligence Programme .
Topics covered in the February issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・Measures for Supporting SMEs Affected by Novel Coronavirus Announced・Automobile Industry Council for Studying Countermeasures against the Novel Coronavirus to be Launched・Revision of JIS Includes Way of Assessment for Photo Voltaic Cell Module・Winners of the First ESG Finance Awards Announced
Topics covered in the January issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・Renewables to Become Japan's Main Sources of Power Supply・AIST to Establish International Joint Research Center for Zero-Emission Technologies・Advanced Emergency Braking System Will Become Obligatory for New Cars・Act on the Rational Use of Energy was Revised Partially・Tokyo to Promote Hydrogen Society during the Olympic/Paralympic Games