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Global Japan
JUN 29, 2016

Action 8. Position Free Trade (FTAs/TPP) as part of a Growth Strategy and Assert Leadership through the Creation of Rules

…Strategy and Assert Leadership through the Creation of Rules The EU’s free-trade ratio (trade with FTA partners as a proportion of total trade) is 77.6% (includes trade within the EU)….

Global Japan
DEC 13, 2017

Free Trade: How to Push Against the Rise of Protectionism?

Despite the US withdrawal from the TPP, trade agreements remain high on the political agenda. Prime Minister Abe is still seeking to promote trade with Japan, and an open trading…

Global Japan
DEC 5, 2018

Preventing a Global Trade War: Is It Too Late?

Under President Donald Trump’s “America First” policy, the US has sought major trade renegotiatiations, including deals with the EU, negotiations with China, and NAFTA. Many traditional alliances are becoming fractured….

Career Success
OCT 28, 2013

We Are All Asians Now

…China. You can’t get much more integrated than that! Free trade agreements (FTA) can help sustain the momentum for even closer economic integration. First there was ASEAN, then ASEAN+1, ASEAN+3,…

Global Japan
OCT 17, 2018

G1 Global Conference 2018 Photo Essay

…Tanaka (Director-General, Trade Policy Bureau, Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) Maoliang Bu (Profesor, Nanjing University) Mark R. Kennedy (President, University of North Dakota) Marjut Hannonen (Head of the…

Career Success
JAN 26, 2017

WANTED: Leadership in the New World Disorder

…climate changeーit’s already withdrawn from the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement and plans to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). It’s also beginning to reconsider all of its…

Career Success
APR 6, 2010

Japanese corporations should forget the monozukuri myth and work on refining management capacity

…is general traders. In their “winter age” of the 1990s, they adopted the early retirement system for middle-aged employees and enforced strict cost cuts, allocated money to human resource training,…

Career Success
MAR 5, 2011

G1 Summit 2011 (2): Scenes from the Second Day – Exchanges at Conference Rooms, Whisky Distillery, Public Bath and Bar

…Governor Hirohiko Izumida of Niigata Prefecture, Assistant to the Prime Minister Goshi Hosono, Hirokazu Kiuchi from Wagoen, Masahiro Hayafuji from the Trade Policies Review Division of the World Trade Organization,…

Global Japan
JUL 18, 2017

Glen S. Fukushima: “US-Japan Cooperation”

Renowned trade expert and US-Japan specialist Glen S. Fukushima shares his insights on the bilateral relationship. Mr. Fukushima is known as “one of the most effective trade negotiators between the…

Industry 4.0: Can (and Will) Japan Compete?

…Human Capital, Global Trade & Investment, Institutional Framework, Sustainable Resources, and Demand Environment). The WEF’s findings rank Japan first in terms of structure of production, with a score of 9.0/10….