U.S. must keep trading system from coming unglued: economist

Nov 16, 2009

U.S. must keep trading system from coming unglued: economist

The dollar’s continued fall will pose a serious threat to the multilateral trading system, and the absence of a globally viable alternative means the United States bears an enormous responsibility to maintain confidence in the currency, a senior U.S. economist warned at a seminar ...

Hatoyama's talk of 'equal' ties leaves U.S. in dark

Oct 29, 2009

Hatoyama's talk of 'equal' ties leaves U.S. in dark

Japan and the United States need to rethink their relationship and expand their ties from a narrow alliance to a partnership that can deal with a broad range of global challenges, American foreign policy experts said in a recent symposium in Tokyo. President Barack ...

China too reliant on exports, fixed-asset investments: expert

Oct 19, 2009

China too reliant on exports, fixed-asset investments: expert

China can probably achieve its goal of 8 percent growth this year, but it won’t be sustainable in the long term if the economy’s overreliance on exports and fixed-asset investments doesn’t end, a prominent Chinese economist recently said at a seminar in Tokyo. With ...

Poland's Japan boom rooted in historical affinity: ambassador

Oct 10, 2009

Poland's Japan boom rooted in historical affinity: ambassador

The growing popularity of things Japanese in Poland is rooted in a curiosity its people have had about Japan since the late 19th century, when Poland was a divided country ruled by neighboring powers, Polish Ambassador to Japan Maria Rodowicz said in Tokyo this ...

NYSE Euronext chief sounds alarm against overregulation

Sep 28, 2009

NYSE Euronext chief sounds alarm against overregulation

When the major economies map out their postcrisis financial reforms, they should avoid overregulating the financial services industry in the United States and focus instead on smarter application of existing regulations, the chief executive officer of NYSE Euronext said in Tokyo recently. Noting the ...

China's growth won't be high enough to sustain jobs: scholar

Jul 13, 2009

China's growth won't be high enough to sustain jobs: scholar

China’s economy will grow at modest rates, but not strong enough to tame unemployment for an extended time without a radical change in macroeconomic policy, a Chinese scholar told a recent seminar in Tokyo. The sharp deceleration of China’s growth in the latter half ...