Business Nov 28, 2019

Foreign investment in Japan tops ¥30 trillion for the first time

The balance of foreign direct investment in Japan stood at ¥30.7 trillion at the end of 2018, topping ¥30 trillion for the first time ever, the Japan External Trade Organization said Wednesday. According to JETRO, the balance increased ¥1.8 trillion from a year earlier due ...

Japanese food producers target health-focused Aussies at Sydney expo

National Sep 16, 2019

Japanese food producers target health-focused Aussies at Sydney expo

Gluten-free ramen noodles and tofu jerky were among the many products exhibited Monday by Japanese food companies appealing to health-conscious Australians at a Japanese food expo in Sydney. A record 22 companies participated in the Premium Japanese Food Showcase, an event hosted by the Japan ...

Japan's tech-hungry firms seeking help from Indian IT startups

Business Sep 20, 2018

Japan's tech-hungry firms seeking help from Indian IT startups

Technology-hungry Japanese firms are being matched with startups in India as Japan looks toward innovation to revitalize its aging population and mature industrialized economy. Two Indian startups will participate in the first Well Aging Society Summit Asia-Japan in Tokyo on Oct. 9, an international conference ...