Japanese Industry and policy News June - July 2021

June - July, 2021

Legislation and Policy News
 Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism submitted a third dissenting opinion on the expansion of the EU emissions trading system to international shipping
 Power source composition in FY 2030, renewable energy about 36-38%, non-fossil total 60%, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry draft

Survey and Business Data
 Japanese exports surpass before COVID-19, January - June 23% increase

Company & Organization News
 Euglena's biofuel realizes first flight, manufactured with microalgae and waste cooking oil
 Sony developed sustainable "Original Blended Material" from bamboo, sugarcane and post-consumer recycled paper to be used as packaging material for products without coloring
 ITOCHU launches the first power storage system that utilizes EV reuse batteries
 Shimizu Corporation collaborates with Norwegian FOO in the field of offshore wind power, aiming to receive EPC orders in Japan
 Siemens Gamesa obtains typhoon-resistant type approval for 11MW class offshore wind turbine
 Toyo, Itochu, etc. start survey phase 2 for establishing value chain of "blue ammonia" from Eastern Siberia, Russia
 ENEOS collaborates with French company on floating offshore wind turbines
 Tokai Carbon participates in EV battery development project led by French battery manufacturer
 INPEX, JERA and others start investigation to clean ammonia production in Abu Dhabi
 NPC provides solar panel dismantling equipment to French industrial waste company
 JOGMEC and Australian & Japanese companies build clean fuel ammonia supply chain between Japan and Australia

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