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Japanese Industry and Policy News March 2022 Issue Avalable Now

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 March 2022 issue. 

Topics covered in the March 2022 issue:


Legislation and Policy News
- Household income in the mid-30s to mid-50s has decreased by more than JP¥ 1 million compared to more than 20 years ago

Survey and Business Data
- Household financial assets, over JP¥ 2,000 trillion for the first time at the end of 2021
- Annual increase in whole-atmosphere mean methane concentration for 2021 marks the largest since 2011

Company & Organization News
- ITOCHU invests in world's first large clean hydrogen infrastructure investment fund
- Yamaha Motor develops TY-E 2.0 electric trials bike
- Sumitomo Rubber Industries develops "wear estimation technology" for tires using "power generation technology in tires"
- IHI begins studying ammonia co-firing at Indian thermal power plant
- ITOCHU invests in Aquafil, Italy to expand nylon recycling business
- Sony and Honda collaborate to launch jointly EV in 2025
- MOL participates in Taiwan's offshore wind power generation business
- NYK completes concept design of LNG carrier that can be converted to ammonia fuel
- Kansai Electric Power participates in Germany's largest offshore wind power generation business with an output of 1.9 million kW

Other topics
- China sets real GDP growth target for 2022 around 5.5%
- Awareness of "electricity dependence", but insufficient for long-term and large-scale power outage measures
 

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