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Reference | The Week Ahead May 5, 2019

The week ahead for May 6 to May 12

Monday Substitute holiday for Children's Day. Classic car parade "The Ginza Run" to be held in central district of Tokyo. Tuesday New town offices of Okuma, hit by 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, to start operation. Automaker industry body to release Japan's new car sales in ...

Reference | The Week Ahead Apr 28, 2019

The week ahead for April 29 to May 5

Monday Showa Day, a national holiday. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to return from eight-day trip to France, Italy, Slovakia, Belgium, United States and Canada. National judo championship to be held at Nippon Budokan. Tuesday Emperor Akihito to become first Japanese monarch to abdicate in over ...

Reference Apr 21, 2019

The week ahead for April 22 to April 28

Monday Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to leave for eight-day trip to France, Italy, Belgium, Slovakia, the United States and Canada. U.S. President Donald Trump to welcome Abe in Washington from Friday to Saturday, during which they will discuss key issues including bilateral trade and ...

Reference | The Week Ahead Apr 14, 2019

The week ahead April 15 to April 21

Monday Japan and the United States to start the first round of new bilateral trade talks in Washington. They are scheduled to run through Tuesday. Officials will discuss the scope of negotiations, with Washington hoping for a pact that will cover a range of ...

Reference | The Week Ahead Apr 8, 2019

The week ahead for April 8 to April 14

Monday Nissan to hold extraordinary shareholders meeting to dismiss former chairman Carlos Ghosn and former director Greg Kelly, close aide of Ghosn, from its board and pick Renault SA Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard as director. Finance Ministry to release preliminary balance of payments statistics for ...

Reference | The Week Ahead Mar 31, 2019

The week ahead for April 1 to April 7

Monday Government to announce name of next era for use from May 1, when Crown Prince Naruhito takes the throne following his father Emperor Akihito's abdication on April 30 after 30 years of reign. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga to unveil the new gengō ...

The week ahead for March 18 to March 24

Reference | The Week Ahead Mar 17, 2019

The week ahead for March 18 to March 24

Monday Finance Ministry to release preliminary customs-cleared trade statistics for February. Japan logged trade deficit of ¥1.42 trillion ($12.7 billion) in January, the widest margin of red ink in nearly five years amid steep fall in exports to China. Focus is on to what ...