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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 ...

JETRO to push Japan-India business collaboration in Africa

National Feb 5, 2017

JETRO to push Japan-India business collaboration in Africa

by Atul Ranjan

The Japan External Trade Organization plans to promote partnerships between Japanese and Indian companies looking to expand their presence in Africa by leveraging their mutual expertise, JETRO officials said. The move is aimed at reducing market risks by combining the experience and knowledge of Indian ...

Business Jan 22, 2017

Japanese fashion brands coordinate Indonesian foray with JETRO

The Japan External Trade Organization is aiding the Japanese fashion industry's foray into Indonesia so it can tap growing incomes in the world's fourth-most populous country. In Jakarta earlier this month, state-backed JETRO organized an event in which 21 fashion labels from Japan were presented, ...

Only economic deals with China, Duterte assures Japanese investors

Business Oct 26, 2016

Only economic deals with China, Duterte assures Japanese investors

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte assured Japanese business leaders Wednesday that his country's increased engagement with China is limited to economics. In spontaneous remarks made after delivering a prepared speech at the Philippine Economic Forum on the second day of his three-day visit, Duterte said there ...

Business Jan 19, 2016

Japan to promote convenience stores abroad under TPP deal

Japanese authorities will help convenience store operators and other retailers tap into overseas markets under a newly agreed Pacific free trade pact, participants of a government-business council meeting said Monday. The Trans-Pacific Partnership accord will deregulate rules in the convenience store business in some TPP ...

JETRO to set up branch in Kyoto to promote culture

National Nov 14, 2014

JETRO to set up branch in Kyoto to promote culture

Now that "washoku," traditional Japanese cuisine has been added to UNESCO's Cultural Heritage list, the Japan External Trade Organization said Friday it will establish a branch in Kyoto aimed at popularizing Japan from the seat of the country's traditional culture. JETRO President Satoshi Miyamoto met ...