Monthly Japanese Industry and Policy News February 2023
Topics covered on the February 2023 issue:
・This was compiled by “Weekly Japanese Industrial and Policy News”.
Legislation and Policy News - Ministry of the Environment Collaborates with World Bank to Build Carbon Market - METI holds “Nuclear Supply Chain Symposium” - Investing JP\ 10 trillion to nurture start-up companies, government's 5-year start-up plan - Basic Policy for the Realization of GX” was approved by the Cabinet - Relaxation of masks, from March 13, individual judgment regardless of whether indoors or outdoors - Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and Tokyo Stock Exchange establish SX brands - METI holds DX Summit, official public-private event of G7 digital and technology ministerial meeting - Government summarizes issues on financed emissions in promoting transition finance - METI invests in overseas geothermal power generation - International standard originating in Japan issued for control system to avoid car driving collision - Tokyo Metropolitan Government decides on 5 startup support companies in the green field
Survey and Business Data - Tokyo foreign exchange market trading share hits record low of 4.4%, Bank of Japan - Number of births in 2022 falls below 800,000 for the first time
Company & Organization News - Honda supplies renewable power to manned lunar exploration facility - Nippon Steel, Mitsubishi Corporation and ExxonMobil to evaluate and establish CCS value chains in the Asia Pacific Region - Toyota tops global sales for 3 consecutive years, 10.48 million units in 2022 - Panasonic Automotive achieves net zero CO2 emissions at 14 sites worldwide - China's BYD starts EV sales in the Japanese market, price is JP¥ 4.4 million - Honda sells fuel cell systems externally, 60,000 units a year by 2030 - AGC reduces CO2 emissions by up to 75% during glass manufacturing, demonstration experiment with French company - NEC and Nagasaki University manage newborn vaccines in developing countries using biometric authentication - Nippon Paper Industries builds a production system for LiB materials in Europe - Green x Digital Consortium successfully demonstrates CO2 data linkage between different solutions - Marubeni to sell low-carbon aluminum products that use renewable energy - Sony to release a camera that is easy for the visually impaired to shoot in March - Toyobo's FO membrane adopted for the world's first "pressure power generation plant" - EBARA develops world's first liquid hydrogen booster pump for hydrogen power generation - Nissan accelerates electrification strategy launching 19 EV models by 2030 - Rapidus invests JP\ 5 trillion in semiconductor factory in Chitose, Hokkaido