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ECONOMIC SECURITY

Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Jun 6, 2023
Japan renews chip plan and confirms sales goal of ¥15 trillion
The revised strategy aims to bolster efforts to develop and produce cutting-edge semiconductors critical for economic security measures and advanced technology like generative AI.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 4, 2023
Japan eyes being core of global supply chains for key goods
The goal is included in a draft of the government's annual economic and fiscal policy guidelines.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / FOCUS
Jun 2, 2023
Japan and South Korea ramp up chip collaboration amid U.S.-China tensions
A need to work around trade restrictions is seen as the main factor driving the engagement with Japan by firms such as Samsung, rather than improving diplomatic relations.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Jun 1, 2023
Japan considers official security clearance system to ease trade and cooperation
Without such a law in place, Japanese firms risk missing out on highly sensitive contracts including those with overseas allies in areas like cutting-edge chip technology and cybersecurity.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Jun 1, 2023
U.S. and EU narrow gap on China but remain split on trade tactics
EU countries like France and Germany have raised issues about adopting the hawkish U.S. approach to China.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
May 30, 2023
China rejects U.S. claims over ‘de-risking’ not ‘decoupling’
Chinese state media, officials and academics have all publicly rejected the distinction in recent weeks, in a seemingly concerted effort to undermine the rhetorical shift.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 27, 2023
Japan and U.S. industry chiefs agree to boost semiconductor cooperation
During a meeting in Detroit, the two also confirmed the need to reinforce global supply chains with other partners and through multilateral engagements.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
May 25, 2023
Why the G7 has significance as a collective economic defense mechanism
As the G7 chair and as a country taking economic security policy measures ahead of others, Japan is in a position to take a leadership role and help work against economic coercion.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 24, 2023
China slams Japan over export curbs on chipmaking technology
China 'firmly opposes” Japan’s decision to impose curbs on the shipment of 23 types of chipmaking technology and will 'take measures to firmly defend its lawful rights and interests.”
Japan Times
BUSINESS / ANALYSIS
May 23, 2023
China's Micron ban adds regulatory pressure as Sino-U.S. tensions grow
The move by Beijing is seen as retaliation for U.S. efforts to limit China's access to key technology.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / FOCUS
May 22, 2023
Japan to tighten controls on semiconductor exports to China
It seems inevitable that the restrictions on transactions will cause a deterioration in the business performance of Japanese manufacturers with a high share of China-bound shipments.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
May 22, 2023
China bars Micron chips in escalation of U.S. tech clash
The move brings fresh uncertainty to the other U.S. chipmakers that sell to China, the world’s biggest market for semiconductors.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 20, 2023
G7 adopts common economic security approach to de-risk ties with China and Russia
At the same time, the group emphasized the need to step up cooperation with emerging economies in the areas of infrastructure, digitization and trade.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
May 17, 2023
With China in mind, economic security a G7 priority amid coercion worries
The leaders meeting will touch on “economic coercion” and address the need to further strengthen international cooperation to counter such moves.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 13, 2023
G7 finance chiefs set stage for Hiroshima summit with Ukraine and supply chains
Group of Seven finance chiefs and central bankers wrapped up three days of meetings on Saturday that focused largely on global economic and financial stability.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
May 12, 2023
From Taiwan to supply chains: China topics to watch at the G7
Engagement with Beijing is set to loom large at the upcoming summit in Hiroshima, which will be held from May 19 to 21.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 10, 2023
Government-funded chip venture aims to restore Japan's glory days
Rapidus is trying to do what experts argued the country should have done decades ago as it began to lose its edge in the semiconductor industry.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
May 4, 2023
China's AI industry barely slowed by U.S. chip export rules
The rules restricted shipments of Nvidia and Advanced Micro Devices chips that have become the global technology industry's standard for developing chatbots and other AI systems.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
May 2, 2023
Samsung bans staff’s AI use after spotting ChatGPT data leak
The company is concerned that data transmitted to such artificial intelligence platforms including Google Bard and Bing is stored on external servers, making it hard to retrieve and delete.
Japan Times
WORLD
Apr 29, 2023
Europe takes tougher stance toward China in boost to U.S. policy
Countries such as Germany and Italy are following the Netherlands’ example and studying export and investment controls adopted by the U.S.

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