September 2019 Japanese Industry and Policy News

Topics covered in the September issue:

LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS
・Strategy for Developing Hydrogen and Fuel-Cell Technologies Formulated
・METI Hosted a Series of Conferences on Hydrogen Energy, Carbon Recycling and LNG Producer-Consumer Conference
・Guidelines for Proper Electric Power Trade Revised
・Category of Inward Direct Investment Act, etc to be Revised and Modified

SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA
・Number of Pleasure Boats Continues to Decline
・Decline of Korean Visitors Resulted in the Total Decrease of Foreign Visitors in August

COMPANY NEWS
・Kansai Electric Participates in a Geothermal Power Generation Company in Kumamoto
・Tidal Energy Demonstration Project in Singapore Starts Producing Electricity
・Four Ceramic Companies of Morimura Group Established Joint Venture for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell
・Kaneka Biodegradable Polymer Becomes Listed in the Plastic Implement Measure of the European Commission for All Food Types
・ITOCHU Announces Entry into Sustainable Recycling Business

ADDITIONAL TOPICS
・Japan and France to Establish a Policy Dialogue on Automobile
・Haneda's Landing Slots to Increase for Air Services between Japan and Italy, Scandinavia, etc.

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EU-Japan Centre News

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