Aug 4, 2015

BOJ likely to maintain current easing policy, attention on China

The Bank of Japan is likely to keep intact its ultra-easy monetary policy at its two-day policy meeting starting Thursday, with focus on production and consumer spending amid the slowing Chinese economy, sources said Monday. Despite Japan's low inflation rate, which was 0.1 percent in ...

May 19, 2013

$2 billion eyed for Africa natural resource projects

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Tokyo plans to supply $2 billion over the next five years for Japanese firms to carry out natural resource development projects in African nations, trade minister Toshimitsu Motegi said Saturday. At the first Japan-Africa Ministerial Meeting for Resources Development held in Tokyo on Saturday, Japan ...

May 19, 2013

18 countries agree in Tokyo to work on enhancing environmental technologies

Representatives of 18 countries agreed Saturday to enhance cooperation between their public and private sectors to expand useful environmental technologies to achieve both economic growth and greenhouse gas reductions. The agreement came at the East Asia Low Carbon Growth Partnership Dialogue held in Tokyo. At the ...