Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry website that delivers “now” of economy and industry


Eliminating educational gaps is both the goal and strategy of SuRaLa Net Co., founder and Chief Executive Officer Takahiko Yunokawa said.

Expanding business in emerging countries

SuRaLa Net’s e-learning supports children in developing countries


Deputy Commissioner of the Japan Patent Office Susumu Iwasaki | RYOICHI SHIMIZU

Speeding up patent exams with the patent prosecution highway

Stimulating global innovation through the Patent Prosecution Highway


The Japan pavilion’s exhibition producer Takayuki Nagatomo (left) and creative and stage director Masao Ochiai, chat in the conference room of Dentsu Live Inc. on Nov. 5, 2021.

Expo 2020 Dubai

Japan tells its story in cutting-edge presentation at Dubai expo


Strategy for water business in overseas market

METI promotes Japan’s water business overseas


Yuji Iida, Japan's deputy vice minister of economy, trade and industry

Focus Areas of Economic and Industrial Policy

Japan and policies toward post-pandemic growth


Tokyo Beyond Zero Week 2021

Tokyo ‘Beyond-Zero’ Week seeks to decarbonize world


Risa Nasu, deputy general manager of MTI Ltd.’s Luna Luna business division

Women's medical issues and the workplace

Technology brings women’s health issues into focus


Aircraft component and material industries office Chief Akira Miyakoshi (right) and Deputy Director Sakura Murahashi both of the Aerospace and Defense Industry Division, pose at the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.

Carbon neutrality and innovation

Under METI’s wing, Japanese aviation retools for carbon neutrality push


Satoru Someya, director and head of the CEO's office at Trade Waltz Inc.

Asia digital transformation

METI looks to promote digitalization of trade and health care in Asia


Pak Iman Pambagyo

RCEP trade pact

Former head of regional economic partnership negotiations looks back on negotiation process


A ceremony is held in the town of Futaba, Fukushima Prefecture, to jointly celebrate the opening of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Nuclear Disaster Memorial Museum, the Futaba Business Incubation and Community Center and the prefectural Reconstruction Memorial Park, which straddles Futaba and the adjacent town of Namie. The ceremony signified that Fukushima’s recovery is underway.

Fukushima after 10 years

Fukushima’s recovery a work in progress


The JR Joban Line, which runs between Tomioka and Namie stations, symbolizes the recovery of the transportation infrastructure in Fukushima.

Fukushima after 10 years

Fukushima faces business reconstruction, reactor decommissioning


Estorage President Katsunori Yajima poses at the company’s Ginza showroom.

Shaping the future with vibrant small and midsized enterprises

Estorage captures consumers’ hearts with custom-built furniture


Metran’s ventilators boast the technology to care for the delicate respiratory systems of premature infants.

Shaping the future with vibrant small and midsized enterprises

Metran boosts ventilator production to save COVID-19 patients


Komatsu drives the digitalization of Japan’s construction industry.

Digital transformation makes business stronger

DX Grand Prix 2020 award winners offer models for digitalization


Takefumi Tanabe, the head of METI’s IT Innovation Division and Digital Transformation Promotion Office

Digital transformation makes business stronger

Newly introduced code aims to promote digital transformation


A test blast furnace uses hydrogen reduction and carbon dioxide separation-collection technologies to reduce carbon dioxide emissions produced in iron smelting.

Innovation front line: Tackling decarbonization challenges

Age of iron-making using hydrogen may be just around the corner


Akira Yoshino takes part in the Innovation for Cool Earth Forum 2020 in Tokyo.

Innovation front line: Tackling decarbonization challenges

Japan works to lead global community in fighting climate change


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