Jul 24, 2013

TPP-ready fishing industry?

With a graying workforce and a total fish catch in decline, Japan's fishing industry will need some help before it's ready for the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Jun 5, 2013

Cheap yen exacts toll on fishing

The cheap yen caused by the Abe administration’s economic policy, which is centered on the Bank of Japan’s massive monetary easing, has led to price rises on imported items. Fishermen especially are suffering from rises in fuel oil prices. Because wholesalers and volume sellers ...