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Monthly Japanese Industry and Policy News October 2023

Topics covered on the October 2023 issue:

・This was compiled by Weekly Japanese Industrial and Policy News.

Legislation and Policy News
‒    Three ministries announce their approach towards financed emissions
‒    METI held Tokyo Green Transformation (GX) Roundtable
‒    METI, JOGMEC and PETRONAS have concluded MOC on CCS businesses
‒    Japanese and Australian governments confirm stable LNG supply and promotion of decarbonization investment
‒    Ministry of the Environment certifies 122 biodiversity conservation areas
‒    METI assists JP¥ 30.6 billion for batteries for electric aircraft
‒    Japan, UK, Korea and the World Bank form a new framework for renewable energy supply networks
‒    METI and NEDO hold the 10th Innovation for Cool Earth Forum (ICEF) Annual General Meeting
‒    "Japan-U.S.-EU Industrial Control System Cybersecurity Week for the Indo-Pacific Region" was held
‒    METI raises EV charger installation to 300,000 by 2030
‒    Japan and Denmark cooperate on floating offshore wind power generation

Company & Organization News
‒    Osaka Gas and Taiwanese state-owned company begin joint study on decarbonization such as "e-methane"
‒    Mitsui to jointly promote renewable diesel and SAF manufacturing business with Portugal Galp
‒    INPEX jointly produces ammonia in the United States with four parties
‒    Kawasaki Heavy Industries recovers CO2 at coal-fired power plant
‒    Toray develops new recycling technology for PPS resin
‒    NIES and the University of Tokyo develop a model to estimate the impact of the circular economy over 30 years
‒    Nippon Sheet Glass launches low carbon glass in Europe that reduces CO2 emissions by 50%
‒    Memorandum of understanding between UK and Marubeni on clean energy
‒    Toyota and Idemitsu collaborate on mass production of all-solid statebatteries
‒    Primetals Techno provides FS support for rebuilding Ukrainian steel
‒    THE JAPAN WOOL TEXTILE introduces automatic foreign matter removal equipment from used clothes, increasing production capacity by 10 times
‒    AESC to procure battery materials for 1 million EVs per year from Umicore
‒    Honda and GM to launch driverless taxis in Japan in 2026
‒    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries begins CO2 liquefaction demonstration, aiming to popularize CCUS
‒    Toyota adopts Tesla method as charging standard in North America
‒    Kansai Electric Power and JFE Steel begin joint study and investigation of CCS project
‒    Toyota unveils Lexus EV with a cruising range of 1,000 km, scheduled to be launched in 2026
‒    INPEX and Osaka Gas launch one of the world's largest methanation projects
‒    Mitsubishi Motors announces withdrawal from China

Other topics
‒    2.18 million foreigners visited Japan in September, approaching the pre-COVID-19

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