August 2019 Japanese Industry and Policy News

Topics covered in the August issue:

LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS
・Two Bodies Related to Sustainable Energy Inaugurated

SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA
・Construction Investment is Estimated to Grow by 3.4% in FY2019
・Foreign Visitors Recorded Highest in July
・Report Titled "How to Design 'Public' in a digital age" Compiled

COMPANY NEWS
・Four Companies Agree on Strategic Partnership to Develop Zero-emission Fully Electric Vessels
・Bell and Yamato Conduct an On-Demand Delivery Demonstration
・MHIET to Propose a "Triple Hybrid" Stand-alone Power Supply System for Renewable Energy to Africa
・Nissan to Strengthen Cooperation with Municipalities against Natural Disaster
・Mitsui & Co. Establishes a Joint Project Company with Groupe Renault, Demeter and The Mobility House to Provide Power Supply Optimization Capabilities in Germany Using EV Batteries

ADDITIONAL TOPICS
・Development of an International Standard for an Information Model for the Electricity Balancing Market to Start
・Japan-ASEAN IP Cooperation Programs Enhanced
・Keidanren Compiled a Collection of Case Studies of Japanese Companies' Contribution to African Development

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