March 2019 Japanese Industry and Policy News

Topics covered in the March issue:

LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS
・New Strategic Roadmap for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Formulated
・Promoting Wind Power Generation Using Maritime Area
・Explanation of Offshore Wind Power Facility Standards for Maintenance and Management Released
・MoE to Take Actions for Reducing Carbon Emission in Power Sector
・New Fuel Efficiency Standards for Trucks and Buses Formulated
・JPO Opens Member Registration for IP Portal Website for Startups

SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA
・Preliminary Report of the 2018 Basic Survey on SMEs Released
・Results of the 2018 Basic Survey on the Information and Communications Industry Published
・Number of Landslide Disasters Recorded the Worst in 2018
・Willingness to Buy Zero Emission Vehicles Remains Limited

COMPANY NEWS
・Sony and DOCOMO to Test Driverless Concept Vehicle via 5G Trial Network in Guam
・The Japanese logistics provider Yamato Transport orders 500 German Electric Light Utility Vehicles
・Daiichi Sankyo and AstraZeneca Announce Global Development and Commercialization Collaboration for Daiichi Sankyo's HER2 Targeting Antibody Drug Conjugate
・Tokyu Starts Japan's First CO2-free Tram Service

ADDITIONAL TOPICS
・MoE Published a Guidebook on Adaptation to Climate Change
・The First Liaison Conference for Acceptance of Foreign Human Resources with Specified Skills in the Manufacturing Industry Held
・Japan and UN Environment Programme Announce New Cooperation to Boost Knowledge on Marine Plastic Litter in Southeast Asia and in India
・Hiroshima Airport Concession Project Will Start from April 2021

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