January 2017 Japanese Industry and Policy News

Topics covered in the January issue:

LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS
・A Study Group on Competition Policies in Relation to the Fourth Industrial Revolution Established
・The Working Group for the Standardization of Credit Card Data Compiled a Report

SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA
・Industrial Production is Expected to Increase in January and February
・MAFF Published the First Wood Biomass Energy Report
・Tourism Industry: Annual Foreign Visitors Reached a Record High of 24 Million
・Foreign Workers Exceeds One Million for the First Time
・Sales of Foreign-brand Cars Increased by 3.4% in 2016
・Beer Market Remains Stagnant

COMPANY NEWS
・Effectiveness of "HAL" Labor Support Robot Suits to be Verified at Narita Airport
・Weathernews Buys French Metnext

ADDITIONAL TOPICS
・World's First Success in Long-distance Air Freight Shipment by a Fully-Autonomous Drone
・NEXI Changes Its Status as a Special Stock Company

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