Sake pours into China amid shrinking consumption in Japan

Business Nov 12, 2019

Sake pours into China amid shrinking consumption in Japan

by Mina Kotani

Japanese sake sellers are looking to tap into China's growing taste for traditional rice wine to counter its falling consumption back home. Fueled by an increasing number of Japanese restaurants and rising Chinese household incomes, sake, while still considered a treat, can now be found ...

China's slowdown rolls on into October, early indicators show

Business / Economy Oct 28, 2019

China's slowdown rolls on into October, early indicators show

China's third-quarter slowdown continued into October, with only a few signs of stabilization evident amid the weakest pace of expansion in almost thirty years. Bloomberg Economics' gauge aggregating the earliest available indicators from financial markets and businesses showed the economy cooling for a sixth month, ...

Business / Economy Sep 18, 2019

Japan's exports fell for ninth straight month in August

Exports dropped for a ninth straight month in August as trade conflicts compound a global economic slowdown. The value of shipments abroad fell 8.2 percent in August from a year earlier, according to the Finance Ministry. Economists surveyed by Bloomberg had estimated a 10 percent ...