JAPANESE INDUSTRY AND POLICY NEWS November - December, 2021 Legislation and Policy News
This report takes a look at Japan’s decarbonisation strategies, with a focus on the local and regional levels. At the core of the report are a few main research questions. First, what role do Japanese municipalities and regions play in the transition to a decarbonised society? How do cities understand this role, and what programs have been implemented in service of a commitment to a greener future? What opportunities exist for a diversity of actors—residents, governments, businesses—to…
December 2021 - EU-Japan NEWS - the Centre's newsletter is now available on WEB and PDF formats.
Topics covered on the October - November 2021 issue:  JAPANESE INDUSTRY AND POLICY NEWS October - November, 2021
Japanese trading giant Marubeni invested in March 2021 in Skeleton Technologies, an Estonian startup manufacturing ultracapacitors, an essential component of high capacity energy storage devices. The two companies also entered a strategic partnership to expand the sales and distribution of ultracapacitors to the Japanese and Asian market, in sectors such as vehicle manufacturing, smart cities and distributed renewable energy systems.
Mitsui, one of Japan’s leading general trading companies, formed a strategic alliance with Portuguese manufacturer of buses, CaetanoBus in December 2017. Together, they have the vision to contribute to the reduction of air pollution by promoting the sales and expansion of electric buses worldwide.
Topics covered on the September - October issue: JAPANESE INDUSTRY AND POLICY NEWS September - October, 2021 Legislation and Policy News     WTO installs panel on anti-dumping measures for Japanese stainless-steel products by China     Patent dispute, online oral hearing possible
October 2021 - EU-Japan NEWS - the Centre's newsletter is now available on WEB and PDF formats.
Extract: The research, in short, aims to show how the pandemic has affected our industries so far, and how it will in the years to come. In this assessment, we will focus in particular on the more promising developments. To do so, the research includes an analysis of 1) policy responses, 2) changes in business practices, and 3) technological advancements that can be attributed to the pandemic. These analyses will rely on both secondary and primary sources, including interviews with industry…
Topics covered on this issue: JAPANESE INDUSTRY AND POLICY NEWS August-September, 2021 Legislation and Policy News ・    Cooperation of Japan and Russia in the field of hydrogen / CCUS carbon recycling, etc. ・    Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry announces the revised End User List

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Rie Arai
Researcher, Environment & Energy Research Division
Ken ASH
Director of Trade & Agriculture, OECD
Petr Bares
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