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ECONOMIC SECURITY

Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 8, 2023
One reason the U.S. can’t quit China? Chips.
Global semiconductor companies are finding themselves in an extremely tricky position as they try to straddle a growing rift between the United States and China.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jul 6, 2023
The governance threat to global economic prosperity
The past few years have been characterized by growing political instability, which increases the risk of abrupt policy reversals that could dampen investment and undermine global economic growth.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Jul 6, 2023
Yellen's China visit seeks to create further talks amid tensions
Yellen’s arrival this week comes days after China imposed restrictions on exporting two metals that are crucial to key technology industries, the latest escalation in an ongoing trade war.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 6, 2023
Xi’s metal curbs risk backfiring as G7 seeks China alternative
China’s decision to control the export of two key metals showed it has some power to retaliate against the U.S., Japan and Europe, but the measure is also a double-edged sword.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jul 4, 2023
Japan a likely winner in United States’ China strategy
While America's economic security posture toward China may be too much for some countries to stomach, it is at least helping its closest allies.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 4, 2023
Beijing takes the trade fight to Europe, targeting the green transition
China is the largest producer of the two minerals that are crucial to the semiconductor, telecommunications and electric-vehicle industries.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 4, 2023
China restricts export of chipmaking metals in clash with U.S.
Gallium and germanium, along with their chemical compounds, will be subject to export controls meant to protect Chinese national security starting Aug. 1, China’s Ministry of Commerce said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 1, 2023
ASML hit with new Dutch limits on chip gear exports to China
The new export-control regulation will force ASML to apply for export licenses for shipment of some advanced deep ultraviolet lithography systems.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 1, 2023
Concern for Japanese firms as China's revised anti-spying law takes effect
The amended law makes it possible for authorities to crack down on stealing and disseminating 'documents, data, materials and items related to national security and interests.'
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jun 28, 2023
Japan’s latest chip deal shows a savvy strategy shift
There’s reason to believe the $6 billion bid for JSR won’t repeat previous failures
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 28, 2023
China takes divide-and-conquer approach on 'de-risking' with appeals to CEOs
The rhetorical shift is China’s latest effort to fight back against endeavors by the U.S. and Europe to prevent the world’s second-largest economy from obtaining advanced technology.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 26, 2023
Japan unveils ¥904 billion deal to buy out chip linchpin JSR
The government-backed Japan Investment Corp. plans to offer shareholders ¥4,350 a share in a tender offer around December.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jun 26, 2023
To de-escalate U.S.-China tensions, decouple differently
Imposing trade restrictions to address national-security concerns is at the heart of today’s heightened tensions between China and the United States.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 24, 2023
State-backed Japan Investment Corp. in talks to buy nation's top chip firm, report says
The fund reportedly aims to make a tender offer as early as this year after clearing the buyout with domestic and foreign antitrust authorities.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 23, 2023
Japanese public institutes have relaxed attitude about data protection, expert says
The warning comes a week after the arrest by Tokyo police of a Chinese researcher for an alleged data leak.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 16, 2023
Researcher at Japan institute denies leaking secrets to Chinese firm
Quan Hengdao, 59, sent an email containing data on fluorine compounds to the Chinese firm but said the contents 'did not constitute trade secrets,' according to investigative sources.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jun 14, 2023
How to restructure Chinese supply chains
China must reconfigure its industries and supply chains to meet the challenges posed by rising geopolitical tensions and rapid population aging.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 10, 2023
U.S. and allies condemn economic coercion with attention on China
The U.S. and five major allies, including Japan, condemned economic coercion and nonmarket policies regarding trade and investment in a joint declaration.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 8, 2023
Sequoia’s split sends warning to every company doing U.S.-China business
While the dramatic separation may insulate Sequoia from pending regulation, it’s a signal that ties to China are a growing liability in Silicon Valley.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 7, 2023
Sequoia splits into three firms amid China-U.S. geopolitical tension
The firm, known for its early backing of Google, Instagram and some of China’s biggest internet companies, will separate into independent partnerships and separate firms.

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