In response, the Japanese Government set up the Expert Group on Nanotechnology under the Japan Federation of Economic Organizations
(Keidanren) Committee on Industrial Technology and Japan targeted nanotechnology as one of four priorities in its fiscal 2001 science and technology budget.
The Japan Federation of Economic Organizations
(Keidanren) on Friday assured the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) that the region remains an important place for Japanese investment despite China's attractions.
Takashi Imai, Chairman of the Board of Nippon Steel Corporation and of the Japan Federation of Economic Organizations
, Minoru Makihara, Chairman of Mitsubishi Corporation, Donald B.