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 ...

Business Jan 13, 2016

Japan to support high-efficiency coal-fired power generation in India

Japan agreed with India on Tuesday to support the introduction of high-efficiency coal-fired power generation and renewable energy technology in the fast-growing South Asian country. A joint statement released by the Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Motoo Hayashi and Piyush Goyal, India's minister for power, ...