That’s what the world is, after all: an endless battle of contrasting memories.
— Haruki Murakami
  • Japan trade deficit widens as imports surge

    The trade deficit nearly doubled in October as growth in imports outpaced robust increases in exports to the U.S. and China, the Finance Ministry reported Wednesday. The weakening of the yen over the past year has helped exports, but it has also increased the cost in yen terms for imports, ...

  • Japan trade deficit widens as imports surge

    Japan's trade deficit nearly doubled in October, as growth in imports outpaced robust increases in exports to the U.S. and China, the Finance Ministry reported Wednesday.

  • Japan Finance Ministry to call for end of farm protection

    A Finance Ministry panel will propose that the government end protective measures for farmers in a bid to bolster the competitiveness of Japan’s agricultural sector ahead of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, ministry sources said. In a proposal to be finalized by the end of this month, the Fiscal System Council will ...

  • Japan, EU still united on trade talks

    Japan and the European Union on Monday reaffirmed that they will cooperate in bringing their negotiations on a free trade agreement to an early conclusion. “In order for both Japan and the European Union to gain the fruits of growth, it is vital (the two sides) ensure an early conclusion ...

  • Japan business chiefs shunned by Xi and Li

    A delegation of more than 100 executives from leading Japanese firms arrived Monday in Beijing to promote greater economic cooperation with China but was denied meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping or Premier Li Keqiang, a bilateral source said. At a time when no tangible progress has been made in ...

  • Japan economy grows for fourth straight quarter but at slower 1.9%

    The economy grew an annualized 1.9 percent in the July-September period, marking a fourth consecutive quarter of growth but sharply down from the previous quarter as consumption slowed and exports fell, casting a cloud over “Abenomics.” In the previous three months, gross domestic product rose at an annualized 3.8 percent. ...

  • Japan economy grows 1.9 percent in July-Sept

    The Japanese economy expanded at a 1.9 percent annualized pace in July-September, half the pace of the previous quarter, as export growth and consumer demand remained sluggish.

  • Japan confidence, India auto sales slip

    Consumer confidence slipped to its lowest since Shinzo Abe became prime minister last December, while the UK’s CPI slows to its lowest level in more than a year

  • Japan and Chile retail sales rise

    Hungary and South Africa unemployment falls as US producer prices decline and Argentina industrial production contracts for the second consecutive month

  • 29 Ott
    Lusso Made in Italy

    Il mercato del lusso, parliamo di quello europeo, nel 2013 è entrato sempre più nel cuore, e nelle tasche, di giapponesi, americani, asiatici. L'Italia si classifica al 3° posto, tra i mercati mondiali del luxury, dopo Usa e Giappone, ma prima di Francia e Cina. Purtroppo il nostro bel paese deve ...


      ROMA\ nflash\ - Il Vice Ministro degli Esteri Bruno Archi ha visitato il Giappone in occasione della 25esima Assemblea Generale dell’Italy-Japan Business Group (IJBG), svoltasi oggi a Tokyo. L’IJBG è il foro in cui i vertici delle più importanti imprese italiane e giapponesi discutono annualmente dei temi di reciproco interesse ...

  • 24 Ott
    Inter BEE 2013

    International Broadcast Equipment Exhibition - TokyoSettore: macchinari elettrici ed elettroniciPer informazioni: Inter Bee