History of Japan's Trade and Industry Policy (10): Natural Resources and Energy Policy

Author(s)/Editor(s) Written by KIKKAWA Takeo
Publisher Keizai Sangyo Chosakai
ISBN 978-4-8065-2875-3
Publication Date July 2011

Table of Contents

What types of natural resources and energy policies were employed in Japan to achieve the "Three Es"--Energy Security (securing a stable supply), Environment (environmental suitability), and the Economy (utilization of market mechanisms)? Incorporating a perspective called "re-lighting the past from today," we present a historical documentation on natural resources and energy policies in Japan from 1973 to 2010.

  • Part I   Energy Trends and Policy Execution Systems
    • Chapter 1   International energy trends
    • Chapter 2   Domestic energy trends
    • Chapter 3   Systems for executing policies on natural resources and energy
    • Chapter 4   Budgets related to energy policies
  • Part II   Natural Resources and Energy Policies
    • Chapter 5   Overall government policy and international cooperation
    • Chapter 6   Oil/natural gas policy
    • Chapter 7   Coal policy
    • Chapter 8   Mineral resources policy
    • Chapter 9   Electricity/nuclear energy policy
    • Chapter 10   Gas policy
    • Chapter 11   Energy efficiency policy
    • Chapter 12   New energy policy
  • Afterword