Japanese Industry and Policy News May 2022

Topics covered on the May issue: 

Legislation and Policy News
-    Six Institutes in India Certified as the Japan-India Institutes for Manufacturing (JIMs)

Survey and Business Data
-    Japan tops the list of travel and tourism competitiveness rankings for the first time
-    The population of children has decreased for 41 consecutive years
-    The majority of Japanese companies in Russia suspended their business

-Company & Organization News
-    Rinnai developed 100% hydrogen combustion household water heater in the world's first
-    MOL participates in FMC for the first time as a Japanese company
-    Obayashi developed concrete using woody biomass and realized long-term CO2 immobilization
-    ITOCHU expands bio-derived bunker fuel supply business, collaborates with Dutch company
-    Sumitomo Corporation progresses in Singapore ammonia fuel business, Kawasaki Kisen and others newly participate
-    8 global financial institutions establish carbon credit trading platform 
-    Mitsui invests in Australian company developing carbon credit business
-    Shizen Energy started the "floating solar power generation" business of 150 MW, one of the largest in Southeast Asia
-    Osaka Gas signed a joint venture for Desert Bloom (Green) Hydrogen Project 

Other topics
-    Installed "climate clock" at Shibuya Tourist Information Center, appeal in the city of the youth

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