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Over the past decade, Fujifilm parlayed its expertise in film and chemicals to move into medical diagnostics, pharmaceutical manufacturing and supplying materials to chipmakers.
The firm edged out bra specialist Wacoal Holdings Corp. last year to become the top seller of women’s intimate wear in Japan.
Uniqlo failed to provide enough information to establish the items were not produced in part by forced labor in China’s far west Xinjiang region, according to U.S. customs.
While Japan has fared better during the pandemic compared with its Western peers, executives fear that the pace of inoculations will have an impact on potential recovery.
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The EU has said that it had authorized some 52.3 million doses made in European factories for export to Japan, the highest volume among all 43 countries to which vaccines have been shipped.
Within Asia, Japan trails China, India, Singapore and South Korea and is only slightly ahead of lower-income nations like the Philippines and Thailand.
The slow rollout means struggling businesses and fearful shoppers will have to hold out for longer as the economy's recovery is delayed by as much as two years compared with global peers.
Atsushi Katsuki, who wants to see the beer break into the top 10 globally, predicts that post-pandemic consumption will surge due to people’s pent-up demand for socializing.