Feb 9, 2017

Carlsberg said to weigh bid for $1.2 billion Tsingtao stake

Carlsberg A/S, the Danish beer-maker, is weighing the purchase of a 20 percent stake in China’s Tsingtao Brewery Co., people familiar with the matter said. The Copenhagen-based company is working with an adviser on a potential bid for the Tsingtao stake being sold by ...

Feb 7, 2017

Japan, Thailand to jointly rev up SMEs with business matching

Japan and Thailand have agreed to expand collaboration for the development of small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) by mutually encouraging business-matching deals between firms of the two countries. A memorandum of understanding on further synergy was inked last week between Japan’s Organization for Small ...

JETRO to push Japan-India business collaboration in Africa

Feb 5, 2017

JETRO to push Japan-India business collaboration in Africa


The Japan External Trade Organization plans to promote partnerships between Japanese and Indian companies looking to expand their presence in Africa by leveraging their mutual expertise, JETRO officials said. The move is aimed at reducing market risks by combining the experience and knowledge of ...

Feb 4, 2017

Heavy equipment manufacturer Kubota opens facility in Myanmar

Heavy equipment manufacturer Kubota Corp. has opened an import and sales facility in Myanmar, vowing to support its growing farm machinery market and expand dealer networks by providing access to quality products. Located in the Japanese government-backed Thilawa Special Economic Zone on the outskirts ...