Topics covered on the August issue:  Legislation and Policy News -    Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry holds Tokyo GX Week in September-October
Topics covered on the (June-July) issue: Legislation and Policy News -    Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry newly establishes "EPA Utilization Promotion Council" -    Heads of Patent Offices of Japan, Europe, Korea, China, and the U.S. Discuss Role of Intellectual Property in Achieving SDGs Survey and Business Data -    More than 10% of new electricity goes to "contract suspension / withdrawal" -    SDGs achievement ranking, Japan down to 19th place in 2022
Topics covered on the May issue:  Legislation and Policy News -    Six Institutes in India Certified as the Japan-India Institutes for Manufacturing (JIMs) Survey and Business Data -    Japan tops the list of travel and tourism competitiveness rankings for the first time -    The population of children has decreased for 41 consecutive years -    The majority of Japanese companies in Russia suspended their business
Topics covered on the April issue:  Legislation and Policy News -  Ministry of the Environment issues bilateral credit for a project in Bangladesh, the first in the country -  Japanese government announces economic sanctions against Russia -  METI decided FIT / FIP purchase price in 2022
Topics covered on the February issue:  JAPANESE INDUSTRY AND POLICY NEWS February, 2022 Legislation and Policy News - Trade insurance covers losses due to COVID-19
Topics covered on the January 2022 issue: Legislation and Policy News JIS established "vacuum glass" to improve the heat insulation of windows New promotion law enforced on April 1 to reduce 12 disposable plastic items such as forks and spoons RCEP comes into effect, 30% of the world's GDP starts in a huge economic zone  Forestry Agency announces CO2 absorption calculation method for forests  Survey and Business Data
JAPANESE INDUSTRY AND POLICY NEWS November - December, 2021 Legislation and Policy News
Topics covered on the October - November 2021 issue:  JAPANESE INDUSTRY AND POLICY NEWS October - November, 2021

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