February 2019 Japanese Industry and Policy News

Topics covered in the February issue:

LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS
・METI to Launch an Expert Group on Electricity Resilience towards a Decarbonized Society
・METI Revises the Plan for the Development of Marine Energy and Mineral Resources
・METI Formulates Guidance for Integrated Corporate Disclosure Concerning Industrial and Product Safety

SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA
・Census of Industry Indicates Manufacturing Sector Being Stable
・Environment-related Business Prospect Remains Favorable

COMPANY NEWS
・Tokyo Gas Acquired a Photovoltaic Power Plant from Lixil
・Genkai Nuclear Power Unit No.2 is to be Decommissioned
・No New Coal-fired Power Generation Business for ITOCHU
・Mitsubishi Corporation to Invest in the UK Energy Technology Company OVO Group
・JERA and TEPCO to Participate in the Battery Storage Business in the U.K.
・Nissan Motor to Help Convenience Store Chain by Supplying EV Power in Emergency
・Osaka Gas to Embark on Biomass Power Generation Business in Tokushima City
・Euglena and Denso to Tie-up in Microalgae Business

ADDITIONAL TOPICS
・New Office for Carbon Recycling Promotion Established in ANRE
・2018 METI Minister's Award for Corporate Governance Went to OMRON
・New English/Japanese Website on National Parks Launched
・Hida-Osaka Falls Wins FY2018 Eco-Tourism Grand Prix
・Collection of Cases of Plastic Resource Circulation Revised

Read more about this issue.

EU-Japan Centre News

More
To introduce European SMEs to the wide range of tender opportunities in Japan, JTTP Helpdesk...
To introduce European SMEs to the wide range of tender opportunities in Japan, JTTP Helpdesk...
Please find below our upcoming webinars which will take place in May: WEBINAR 154: OPPORTUNITIES IN...

Events

More
28/05/2020
28-05-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET How can EU exporters of fishery products benefit from EPA concessions in exporting his products to Japan? Trade concessions are contained in the EPA for EU exporters...
02/06/2020
02-06-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET How does the EU-Japan EPA impact the various segments of the maritime transport industry? The maritime transport industry is a critical part of the supply chain and...

Library

More
Report on EU-Japan Cluster & Region Cooperation This report is the result of a research conducted...
Analysis of EU-Japan business cooperation in third countries Cooperation between European and Japanese...
EU-Japan Newsletter, Issue #69 March 2020The Centre is pleased to present to you...
February 2020 Japanese Industry and Policy News Topics covered in the February issue:LEGISLATION...