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ECONOMIC SECURITY

Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 17, 2023
Germany wants to team up with Japan in securing raw materials
Raw material security and linking the two nations’ strategies will top the agenda at upcoming talks with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 11, 2023
U.S. seeks critical-mineral pacts with Japan and U.K. to curb China
Washington is looking to create a 'critical minerals buyers club” with allies like the EU and Group of Seven to ensure they are not reliant on China.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Feb 5, 2023
With eye on China, Japan to introduce semiconductor tech export controls this spring
The decision comes after Tokyo agreed to cooperate with tough new regulations on chips sent to China introduced by the administration of U.S. President Joe Biden last October.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 3, 2023
Nebraskans are sitting on strategic metals. Is mining a patriotic duty?
One county has a wealth of minerals essential to defense and the green economy. Mining would transform the community, yet many say they feel a patriotic obligation to dig.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 6, 2023
Panasonic resists decoupling trend to boost China investment
Since the pandemic broke out in 2020, Tokyo has encouraged companies to reduce their dependence on production and supply chains in China.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 2, 2023
‘OK, Mexico, save me’: After China, this is where globalization may lead
As American companies seek to limit their exposure to the pitfalls of making goods in China, some are moving production to Mexico.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 29, 2022
Japan and U.K. to promote new communications network amid China concern
The two countries aim to avoid a situation in which Huawei Technologies and other Chinese players control the flow of information.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Dec 11, 2022
U.S. asks Japan to help curb China's bid to develop high-end chips
The request made to Japan is believed to be the first ministerial one from the United States on the issue.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy / ANALYSIS
Sep 10, 2022
Indo-Pacific Economic Framework's fate could hinge on U.S. midterm elections
Depending on election results, President Joe Biden could shift his focus to trade and make the fledgling IPEF initiative into a more substantial deal.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 10, 2022
Indo-Pacific nations agree to enter negotiations over U.S.-led economic framework
IPEF members were able to share their understanding of the importance of supply chain resilience after disruptions caused by the pandemic and the invasion of Ukraine, the ministers said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 21, 2022
U.S.-Japan economic 'two-plus-two' ministerial talks set for July 29
The launch of the framework was agreed upon by U.S. President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Fumio Kishida when they held a virtual meeting in January.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 20, 2022
Japan to focus on tech from 20 fields as part of economic security drive
The sectors include artificial intelligence, hypersonic transport, semiconductors, space, public health and cybersecurity.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / FOCUS
Jun 13, 2022
Amid geopolitical tensions, Japan firms put focus on economic security
Mitsubishi Electric, NEC and Hitachi are just some of the companies that have set up divisions to internally coordinate on supply chain resilience and the assessment of geopolitical risks.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 11, 2022
Japan passes economic security bill to guard sensitive technology
The legislation, which is primarily aimed at warding off risks from China, will be implemented over two years once it is enacted.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Apr 7, 2022
Japan set to enact economic security law amid worries over Russia and China
The bill calls for strengthening supply chains to stably procure semiconductors and other vital products and stipulates steps for preventing the leakage of sensitive information.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 25, 2022
Cabinet approves bill to beef up Japan's economic security
Improving economic security is one of the primary policy agendas proposed by Kishida amid the pandemic and the growing rivalry between the United States and China.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 14, 2022
New bill looks to beef up Japan's economic security, but firms are wary
The planned legislation would cover a range of sectors, with penalties for those that don't comply, but businesses worry that it could harm international competitiveness.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 2, 2022
A normal supply chain? It’s ‘unlikely’ in 2022.
For those who keep tabs on the global supply chain, the very concept of a return to normalcy has given way to a begrudging acceptance that a new normal may be unfolding.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 28, 2021
Chinese man wanted by Tokyo police for alleged military-linked fraud
The man is suspected of using a fictitious Japanese company to illegally purchase Japanese security software on the orders of the Chinese military.
Japan Times
JAPAN / ANALYSIS
Nov 9, 2021
TSMC's Japan plant was seen as a win, but its future is more complicated
With the chip plant's profitability in question, its contribution to the nation's economic security and technological progression will likely determine its worth.

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