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EXPORTS

Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 29, 2022
Russian industry targeted, not consumers, if Biden export curbs imposed
The measures would narrow the scope of potential curbs on imports to Russia that had previously been described as disrupting Russia's economy more broadly.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Oct 9, 2020
Bank of Japan upgrades assessments on eight of nine regional economies
Of the nine regions, only Shikoku saw the assessment maintained from the previous report in July.
BUSINESS
Feb 24, 2020
Arms-curbing Wassenaar Arrangement agrees to add military-grade software and chip tech to export control list
A group of 42 countries including Japan and the U.S. have agreed to add military-grade software and manufacturing technology for weapons-capable chip parts to an international list of items subject to export controls in an effort to counter cyberattacks and other threats, sources said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 10, 2020
U.S. and China dust off corporate deals before signing trade pact
The U.S. and China are finalizing a bevy of long-running corporate deals ahead of a high-profile ceremony next week to sign a trade deal, which the world's two largest economies are seeking to cast as a major breakthrough and a marked warming in their relationship.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 2, 2020
Japan-U.S. pact takes effect to promote goods, digital trade
Japan lowered its import duty on U.S. beef from 38.5 percent to 26.6 percent and will cut it down to 9 percent in fiscal 2033.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Dec 31, 2019
China's factory activity expands for second month as output and export orders pick up
Manufacturing activity in China expanded for a second straight month in December as seasonal demand and signs of progress in trade talks with Washington boosted factories' output and order books.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 26, 2019
Japan's beer exports to South Korea down 99 percent on year in November
Beer exports by Japan to South Korea in November stood at ¥6.96 million, down 99.1 percent from a year earlier, the Finance Ministry said Thursday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Dec 18, 2019
Hit by weak exports to China, Japan ran ¥82 billion trade deficit in November
Japan logged a goods trade deficit of ¥82.08 billion ($749 million) in November, hit by weak exports to China amid a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy, government data showed Wednesday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 18, 2019
Russia to invest $500 mllion in Syrian port and build grain hub, Interfax reports
Russia plans to invest $500 million in the Syrian port of Tartus and build a grain hub there to boost its presence on Middle East markets, Interfax news agency cited Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov as saying on Tuesday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Dec 9, 2019
Japan's current account surplus rose 38% in October
The current account surplus rose 38.0 percent in October from a year earlier, as imports dropped faster than exports amid falling crude oil prices and the prolonged U.S.-China trade conflict, government data showed Monday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 5, 2019
Japan and South Korea to hold first talks on trade controls since Tokyo curbed tech exports
Senior trade officials from Japan and South Korea will meet on Dec. 16 to discuss Tokyo's tightened controls on technology-related exports to its Asian neighbor, industry minister Hiroshi Kajiyama said Thursday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 5, 2019
U.S. and Japan to discuss next trade talks in early 2020, USTR says
The United States and Japan will begin consultations early next year in order to enter negotiations on a broader trade agreement than the one signed in October, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said in a statement on Wednesday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / ANALYSIS
Dec 4, 2019
Japan hopes U.S. trade deal will provide bulwark against Trump's unpredictability
The U.S.-Japan trade agreement is a gamble for Tokyo and will show whether concluding such a deal with Trump is a sufficient insurance policy that discourages him from making future demands.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 27, 2019
Japan weighs plans to issue new licenses to export sake
The government and ruling bloc are discussing plans to allow the issuing of new licenses for the production of sake meant for export amid the growing popularity of the drink overseas, according to informed sources.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Nov 26, 2019
Strike at Canada's largest railway hits exports, ripples further through economy
A prolonged strike at Canadian National Railway Co., the country's largest railroad, sent further shocks through the economy on Monday with grain shipments scuttled and layoffs planned at fertilizer producers and an auto shipment terminal.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 22, 2019
Slumping vehicle sales hit employment in Japan's auto sector
Slumping vehicle sales are starting to take a toll on the employment situation in the automotive industry.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 21, 2019
Japan's beef exports to China likely to resume next year
Japan is in the final stage of talks with China to resume exports of beef to the world's most populous market for the first time in about two decades, government sources said Thursday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 21, 2019
For Japan's economy, worst of South Korea boycott may have passed
While a South Korean consumer boycott of Japanese products continues in the wake of a prolonged dispute over wartime history and trade, economists say Japan has already seen the worst of its economic repercussions.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Nov 21, 2019
Talks continue to end strike at Canada's biggest railway as factories slow output
Talks to end a strike by thousands of workers at Canada's biggest railroad, Canadian National Railway Co., continued on Wednesday, as industrial plants slowed output of products cut off from their markets.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 20, 2019
Japan passes bill to promote farm exports under new body
The Diet passed a bill Wednesday to promote the country's agricultural exports through the creation of a single body that will handle farm export procedures and talks with trade partners over easing import restrictions.

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