Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry


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Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

A cabinet-level department of the Japanese government responsible for economic policy, international trade, and technology. It is responsible for regulating many Japanese businesses. It was established in 2001 as the result of a merger of MITI and other agencies.
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The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) will investigate allegations of Chinese import restriction plans targeting Japanese cars, a top Japanese trade bureaucrat said Monday.
Joining them were delegates from Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
-- Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry to release revised industrial production index for October.
"Japan believes that the burning of coal, oil, natural gas and other fossil fuels accounts for 90 percent of greenhouse emissions and they should be the focus of countermeasures against global warming," said METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) in an email interview with J@pan Inc.
Four governmental agencies will participate in the study project: the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, the Ministry of the Environment, and the Cabinet Office.
The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) became the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) as part of administrative reforms implemented in January 2001.
-- Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry to release preliminary tertiary-industry activity index for January.
On January 10, 2002, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) issued a ministerial ordinance pursuant to the Specific Commercial Transaction Act, which regulates the transmission of spam to personal computers and mobile telephones.
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Justice Ministry received letters containing suspicious white powder on Friday, but the police said they found the substance harmless.
The index came to an unadjusted 107.3 against the 1995 base of 100, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) said in a preliminary report.
Former colleagues at the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) of the newly-appointed Foreign Minister Yoriko Kawaguchi hailed the appointment Friday, citing her economic diplomacy.
TOKYO - The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) plans to increase the number of officials dealing with free trade agreements to about 80 from five at present, a Japanese daily reported Monday.
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