February 13, 2021: METI (Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) monthly news release

METI has released January news summary in English. Next release will be in March.

Jan 29, 2021Announcement of Actions on Dramatic Price Surge in Wholesale Electricity Market

Jan 29, 2021Minister Kajiyama Attends WTO Informal Ministerial Meeting

Jan 27, 2021Report on Trends in Regional Economies and Industries in November 2020 Compiled

Jan 26, 2021Series of Meetings on FY2020 Platform for Distributed Energy Systems to be Held

Jan 26, 2021Announcement to Consumers under Contract of “Market-Price-Linked” Electricity Rate Plans

Jan 25, 20212nd CEFIA Government-Private Forum to be Held

Jan 20, 2021Demonstration Tests to be Held for Food Waste Reduction Taking Advantage of Electronic Tags (RFID)

Jan 20, 2021Development of Examination Environment for AI-related Inventions Starts

Jan 20, 2021New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (January 2021)

Jan 19, 2021“Disclosure and Engagement Guidance to Accelerate Sustainable Finance for a Circular Economy” Compiled

Jan 19, 2021FY2020 Study Group on Ideal Approaches to Assessment of Environmental Impacts for Appropriate Introduction of Renewable Energy to Hold its First Meeting

Jan 19, 2021State Minister Ejima Attends Eleventh Session of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Assembly

Jan 19, 2021Background regarding the UK scenarios referenced in “Green Growth Strategy towards 2050 Carbon Neutrality” addressed by British Embassy Tokyo

Jan 18, 2021“FAQ on Companies’ Integral Disclosure of Business Reports, etc. and Securities Reports” Compiled

Jan 15, 2021Call for Public Comments on “AI Governance in Japan Ver. 1.0 (Interim Report by Expert Group on Architecture for AI Principles to be Practiced) Opens

Jan 15, 2021Announcement of Actions on Price Surge in Wholesale Electricity Market

Jan 15, 2021Council on Measures for Supply Chains in the Aircraft Industry Holds Meeting

Jan 15, 2021Closing Date for Filing Requests for Subsidy Program for Sustaining Businesses and Subsidy Program for Supporting Business Rent to be Extended to February 15, 2021

Jan 15, 2021New Designation of Nagoya Sekku Kazari as Traditional Craft under the Act on the Promotion of Traditional Craft Industries

Jan 15, 2021Minister Kajiyama Holds Meeting with H.E. Mr. Alok Sharma, COP26 President (United Kingdom) via Video Conference

Jan 14, 2021Minister Kajiyama Holds Meeting with H.E. Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, CEO, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), and Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, UAE

Jan 12, 2021Final Round of Presentations to be Held under the Japan Healthcare Business Contest (JHeC) 2021 Program

Jan 12, 2021Pitch Presentation Event “Atotsugi Koshien” for Future Successors of SMEs to be Held

Jan 8, 2021Study Group on Solving Challenges in Digital Markets and Developing Infrastructures for Next-Generation Transaction Compiles Report “Discussion Paper on Digital Markets – For Solving Social Challenges and Achieving Economic Growth by Transition of Industrial Structures -”

Jan 7, 2021TDK Corporation Selected as Winner of the METI Minister’s Award for Corporate Governance of the Year 2020

Jan 6, 2021“Project for Research and Analyses Concerning Future Potential for Virtual Spaces and Challenges therein” to Start

Jan 4, 2021Numerical Limit to Japan-Brazil PPH Requests to be Relaxed

Jan 4, 2021Services Launched for System for Filing Requests for Subsidies Called “jGrants 2.0”

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