April 2017 Japanese Industry and Policy News

Topics covered in the April issue:

LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS
・The IP System Study Group Published a Report to Cope with the 4th Industrial Revolution
・Report on the Long-term Global Warming Countermeasures Published
・Interim Report for Promoting "Safety Support Car" Published
・Promoting Electronic Tags at Convenience Stores

SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA
・GHG Emission Reduced by 2.9% in FY2015
・Energy Consumption Decreased for 5 Consecutive Years
・Sales and Profit of Internet-based Service Providers Increase Rapidly
・E-Commerce Market Continue to Expand
・Overseas Production Ratio Reached Historical High in FY2015
・Trend of University-Oriented Venture Businesses Reported
・Bankruptcy Recorded the Lowest in 26 Years

COMPANY NEWS
・Wireless Power Supplying from Road to a Moving EV Successful
・Electric "Super Car" to be Marketted in 2019
・CEPCO to Participate in the Submarine Power Transmission Business in Germany

ADDITIONAL TOPICS
・Multilingual Presentation of Product Information for Helping Foreigners Will Be Accelerated
・Promoting Robot Use through Navigation Website
・Registration of Qualified Information Security Specialists Begins

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