Government implementation plan to halve semiconductor power consumption to zero greenhouse gas
Toward the realization of a carbon-free society, the government has positioned semiconductors and information and communications as one of the important fields, and will reduce the power consumption of semiconductors used in electric vehicles to less than half by 2030 within the week. It is a policy to incorporate it in the execution plan to be summarized in.
Financial support for JR Hokkaido and JR Shikoku Government will continue from next year onwards
The government's new financial support measures for JR Hokkaido and JR Shikoku, which have many unprofitable routes and continue to be difficult to manage, have been revealed. Incorporated administrative agencies, which are shareholders of both companies, are making adjustments to strengthen their financial base by making additional investments and by making “debt equity” to exchange the debts of both companies for shares.
Prime Minister “Accelerate R & D of next-generation communication standard“ Beyond 5G ””
After visiting the National Information and Communication Research Institute, Prime Minister Suga told reporters that he would accelerate research and development on next-generation communication standards called Beyond 5G and aim for overseas expansion.
Yen exchange rate Small price movement
On the 23rd, the Tokyo foreign exchange market and the yen exchange rate moved slightly.
Managing Director Kenichi Hori promoted to new president of Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
Kenichi Hori, Managing Director, will be promoted to the new president of a major trading company "Mitsui & Co., Ltd." in April next year. President Tatsuo Yasunaga will become chairman.
Tokyo Stock Market Closed Stock Price Rise But Transactions Are Slow
Stock prices on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on the 23rd have risen. The Nikkei Stock Average, the closing price on the 23rd, is 26,524.79 yen, which is 88.40 yen higher than the 22nd. The Tokyo Stock Price Index / Topics rose 4.09 to 1765.21. The daily trading volume was 991.01 million shares.
Labor productivity Japan ranks 21st among 37 OECD member countries
Improving productivity is an issue for Japan, but it was found that Japan's "labor productivity" remains at the lowest level among the seven major countries such as Europe and the United States.
Resuming "Go To Travel" will identify the infection situation, etc. Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Akabane
Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Akabane will carefully consider the infection situation and medical system regarding the timing of resuming Go To Travel, which will be suspended during the year-end and New Year holidays, during the closing examination of the House of Representatives and the Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Committee on the 23rd. I showed my thoughts.
Examined by reviewing the distribution of radio frequency of mobile phones Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications Experts Meeting
At a meeting of experts from the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications for the effective use of public radio waves, we requested that Rakuten Mobile review its allocation, saying that the frequencies assigned to it are low.
Stock price small price movement
The Tokyo stock market on the 23rd is a mixture of buying and selling, and the stock price has been moving slightly.
Yen exchange rate Small price movement
On the 23rd, the Tokyo foreign exchange market and the yen exchange rate have been modest.
"Discussion on Prolonged Monetary Easing of Corona Impact" BOJ Policy Meeting
At the BOJ's monetary policy meeting held in October, in anticipation of the prolonged monetary easing due to the effects of the new coronavirus, the BOJ's purchase of ETFs = exchange-traded funds, etc. It turned out that there was an opinion that there was an opinion that there should be room for improvement.
"AEON" affiliated company over-sales overstatement Oversight committee recommends surcharge
The Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission has imposed a surcharge of more than 35 million yen on group companies, saying that a subsidiary of a group company of a major distributor "Aeon" repeated improper accounting treatment and a total of 11.4 billion yen was overstated in the settlement of accounts. I advised the Financial Services Agency to order.
Request for support from the government such as the cost of rebuilding the maintenance factory of JR Shikoku Railway Company
The content of the support that JR Shikoku, which continues to be difficult to manage, is seeking from the country from next year onward has been clarified. The cost of rebuilding a vehicle maintenance shop is newly included, and based on this request, the government has decided to hurry to adjust the support from next year when the financial support based on the law ends.
Vegetable retail prices remain low In the future, cold weather will affect prices
The retail prices of major vegetables have been low, with lettuce at about half the normal price as of last week, due to the recent favorable weather. However, the prices of vegetables tend to rise toward the end of the year, and the recent cold weather may affect the prices of some vegetables.