JETRO to help companies export made-in-Japan crafts online

Business / Corporate Aug 2, 2020

JETRO to help companies export made-in-Japan crafts online

A Japanese government-linked organization will help local companies export made-in-Japan crafts including stationery, furniture and accessories to overseas buyers through online channels amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Japan External Trade Organization has picked 519 items by 121 producers for this year's Takumi Next project aimed ...

Japan fell short of 73-month postwar growth record, panel says

Business / Economy Jul 30, 2020

Japan fell short of 73-month postwar growth record, panel says

Japan's economy expanded for 71 consecutive months through October 2018, a government panel concluded Thursday, meaning that the country fell two months short of a record-long post-war growth period as suggested by the administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The panel of economists and experts ...

Huawei faces ban from U.K. 5G networks by 2027 in crackdown plan

Business Jul 14, 2020

Huawei faces ban from U.K. 5G networks by 2027 in crackdown plan

The U.K. is poised to ban Huawei Technologies Co. from its next generation mobile networks under a two-step plan designed to protect critical communication systems from potential security threats, a person familiar with the matter said. Under the blueprint, British phone companies will not be ...