October 2019 Japanese Industry and Policy News

Topics covered in the October issue:

LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS
・Winners of the 3Rs Promotion Merit Awards Announced

SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA
・Forecast of Global Supply and Demand Trends for Petrochemical Products Compiled
・Public Opinion on Plastic Litter Surveyed
・Starting Salaries Keep Upward Trend
・Rugby World Cup Contributed to the Increase of Foreign Visitors

COMPANY NEWS
・Tokyu Corporation Joins RE100 as the First Japanese Company with Railway Operations
・Tohoku Electric Power to Participate in a Large Offshore Wind Project
・Toyota to Provide Automated Mobility to Tokyo 2020 Athletes
・3rd Generation Wireless Power Supplying In-wheel Motors Developed
・Tottori Resource Recycling Entered into a Strategic Partnership for Solar Panel Recycling with Marubeni Group
・Toshiba Group Develops Inspection Technology for Plant Facilities and Equipment in High Inaccessible Places
・R&D Facilities for Bioplastic Material Constructed in Shimane Prefecture
・Toyobo and Saudi Arabian Saline Water Conversion Corporation Sign MOU on Joint Pilot Test
・Renewable Energy Collaboration in Nigeria Announced

ADDITIONAL TOPICS
・A Platform for SMEs to "Declare 100% Renewable" Launched
・Autonomous Driving Verification Test Starts in Tokyo Seaside Area
・JETRO Releases Collection of Successful Case Examples of Overseas Business Development
・Strategic Partnership between Japan and Saudi Arabia Enhanced

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