Japanese Industry and Policy News April 2022 Issue Avalable Now

The EU-Japan Centre in Tokyo is regularly publishing "Industry and Policy News" from various Japanese language sources of potential interest, including newly released policy documents, surveys, and official statements, in the context of EU-Japan industrial cooperation and is pleased to announce the April 2022 issue.

Topics covered in the April 2022 issue:

Legislation and Policy News
-  Ministry of the Environment issues bilateral credit for a project in Bangladesh, the first in the country
-  Japanese government announces economic sanctions against Russia
-  METI decided FIT / FIP purchase price in 2022

Survey and Business Data
-  The trade balance in FY2021 was a deficit of JP¥ 5,374.9 billion, the first trade deficit in two years 
-  Japan's total population has decreased by 640,000, and Tokyo has also been negative for the first time in 26 years
-  Ministry of the Environment announced confirmed greenhouse gas emission figures for FY2020
-  Domestic new car sales, low level for the first time in 45 years, down 9% in FY 2021 to 4.21 million units
-  General waste in FY 2020 was 41.67 million tons, a 2.5% decrease, but household waste increased

Company & Organization News
-  Nippon Sheet Glass succeeds in producing float glass with 100% biofuel for the first time in the world
-  ENEOS and TotalEnergies develop self-consumed solar power for corporations in Asia, collaborate with SAF too
-  Mitsui collaborates with a French company that manufactures green hydrogen
-  Mitsui participates in 1,300 MW renewable energy business at India
-  Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering examines the applicability of CO2 capture technology in Bahrain

Other topics
-  ADB announces growth forecast for emerging Asian regions
-  China's top import destination is Taiwan for the second consecutive year, semiconductors lead
-  2020 Dubai International Exposition closes, Japan Pavilion wins "Gold Award" in the exhibition design category
 

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