Japan Imports

Ativa Hybrid Malaysia: Perodua’s first electrified model is subscription only for RM500/month

A year after the launch of the Ativa, Perodua presented a hybrid version of its smallest SUV. Rumors of the company’s first electrified offering have been simmering for some time now, and while it’s great to see the domestic automaker jumping into this space, it’s also doing so in a …

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Chinese coal imports disappointing so far in 2022

IIn its latest weekly report, shipbroker Banchero Costa said that “so far in 2022, the global coal trade has been a bit mixed. During the period January to August 2022, total global shipping coal loadings increased by +2.2% year-on-year to 784.9 million tonnes, compared to 767.7 million tonnes in the …

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G-7 foreign ministers reaffirm support for Ukraine amid war with Russia

Ukrainian soldiers inspect an abandoned Russian tank in the recently recaptured area near Izium, Ukraine, September 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Oleksandr Ratushniak) NEW YORK (Kyodo) — G7 foreign ministers on Wednesday reaffirmed their cooperation with Ukraine in its fight against the Russian invasion, while …

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Pinoy imports speak out amid ‘poaching’ allegations

Gilas Pilipinas striker Will Navarro has not been allowed to play in the KBL. FIBA.basketball MANILA, Philippines — Former Barangay Ginebra center Greg Slaughter didn’t mince words when reacting to news of the PBA meeting with his Japanese B.League counterparts this week. It has been reported that PBA President Ricky …

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Crab glut from Russia drives down prices in Japan

US sanctions on Russian imports – announced in March 2022 and intended to punish the country for its invasion of Ukraine – led Russia to divert large volumes of crab to East Asian markets, driving down prices. At the 24th Japan International Seafood Show, held from August 24 to 26 …

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Japan’s central bank conducts ‘rate checks’ as yen plummets (reports)

Published on: 09/14/2022 – 08:10Amended: 09/14/2022 – 08:08 Tokyo (AFP) – Japan‘s central bank carried out an operation on Wednesday often seen as a precursor to monetary intervention, local media said, as the yen continues to crater against a rising dollar. The financial daily Nikkei and other local media said …

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Upper Thomson & Joo Chiat’s cafe offers thick Japanese sandos made from bread pudding and imported ingredients

Reservations recommended By GDS editorial team on September 12, 2022 at 3:07 p.m. Do you like Japanese sandos? Here is a cafe to discover in Upper Thomson and Joo Chiat Did you miss traveling to Japan? Here’s a cafe you’ll want to try while you wait for the Land of …

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Dhaka weighs exports and revenue losses

Experts fear that Bangladesh’s exports could decline and industries could suffer setbacks if the country joins a new free-trade bloc called RCEP, unless its privileged market access is guaranteed. At a recent high-level meeting, experts said exports to many Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) countries could be between 9% and …

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Concerns over the current account deficit: The DONG-A ILBO

The Bank of Korea warned of a current account deficit in August. Unlike the trade balance which only takes into account imports and exports of goods, the current account balance is a sum of imports and exports of goods and services. Soaring oil and commodity prices led to a trade …

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Seria (SAOGF): attractively priced, macro-defensive Japanese retail opportunity

Nina Shatirishvili/iStock via Getty Images Introduction Conditions for retailers are tough and likely to get significantly worse from here. Retail P&Ls will face topline pressure as consumers respond to runaway inflation by cutting spending where possible. Margins will be reduced thank you product cost inflation, increased personnel costs and ongoing …

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JPY: Why the yen has lost that safe haven sentiment

The yen loses its luster as a safe havenWith USD/JPY trading above 140 and financial assets under pressure, one might think the yen is losing its safe-haven status. The data supports this idea. In 2020, when the world was rocked by the pandemic, USD/JPY had a positive correlation of 0.35 …

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Incandescent Arcana released in Japan today

| One of the most anticipated Pokémon TCG the sets that arrived in Japan this year are hitting shelves today. Incandescent Arcana arrives today September 2, 2022 in Japan and will begin importing to international buyers. Unlike the previous direct Japanese set, the Origin Forme Giratina theme Lost Abyss which …

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Where to Buy Authentic Genshin Impact Merch

Where to buy goods from Genshin Impact. Contents[Hide][Show] Image via Kotobukiya Genshin Impact has become a huge franchise, so it’s no surprise that merchandising has started popping up. If you live in the East, however, you might have noticed that importing items is a bit difficult. In fact, many sites …

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Japan provides food aid worth $1.5 million to Sri Lanka

NNA | Updated: August 30, 2022 11:30 am STI Colombo [Sri Lanka]Aug 30 (ANI): Sri Lanka on Monday received the first tranche of food aid worth $1.5 million from the Japanese government, which was provided through the United Nations World Food Program (WFP). United. The donation was part of food …

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Hotel group Alhokair cuts losses by 49% in first half as revenue increases

DUBAI: Endowed with funding of 551,000 dirhams ($150,000), The Waste Lab is bringing natural composting to business giants Hilton Group and Majid Al-Futtaim Group as it plans to turn Dubai’s desert sand into soil cultivable. Officially launched in the United Arab Emirates, the startup would tackle the problem of food …

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Spotlight on International Trade Law in Japan

An excerpt from The International Trade Law Review, 8th Edition Overview of Trade Remedies Historically, the Japanese government has not been very active in initiating trade remedy investigations or imposing trade remedy measures on imports from other countries. To date, the Japanese government has conducted only eight anti-dumping investigations. As …

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Matsutake mushroom prices soar amid climate change in China

Comment this story Comment For years, China has been one of the world’s biggest suppliers of a rare delicacy: the matsutake mushroom. But this year, a prolonged drought and heat waves in the south of the country have reduced the harvest and sent prices soaring. Matsutake – “pine mushrooms” in …

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Why it’s actually a good thing

MANILA, Philippines — In the late 1980s, Cebuano dynamo Ric-Ric Marata was signed by the Vancouver Nighthawks, a World Basketball League (WBL) team. Jojo Lastimosa also received a contract but passed up the opportunity to play in the WBL, a minor professional league in the United States and Canada that …

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The Biden administration plays long for agriculture and trade

WOODWARD, Iowa — The United States could take international trade action that could have an immediate impact on farmers’ operating costs and available markets for their crops, but the Biden administration has opted for a longer-term strategy , one of the best in the country. emissaries said Thursday during a …

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COVID-19 in Shanghai: 4 local asymptomatic infections, 10 imported patients

The city reported four local asymptomatic infections, seven imported confirmed cases and three imported asymptomatic infections on Tuesday, the Shanghai Health Commission said Wednesday morning. 4 asymptomatic local infections All four infections tested positive during the central quarantine. Li Yi / SHINE Imported cases The first patient is a German …

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Japan to keep imported wheat price unchanged despite inflation

The Japanese government plans to keep the average price at which it sells imported wheat to millers from October unchanged despite soaring inflation, an official familiar with the matter said on Saturday. The plan aims to ease the burden of households suffering from the rising prices of wheat-based products such …

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mango: demand from the United States, Japan and new markets boosts mango exports

The resumption of orders from the United States and Japan, new markets such as Argentina and at least 50% higher realization per unit helped to revive mango exports from India. Fresh fruit exports to Japan have doubled to 50 tons in the current season from 24.52 tons exported in 2021-21, …

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Japan’s wholesale inflation slows as global commodity pressure eases

A vendor sells chocolates at a shop in the Ameyoko shopping district in Tokyo, Japan May 20, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Wholesale prices in July up 8.6% year on year compared to a gain of 9.4% in June Slowdown reflects moderation in …

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Asian equities stagnate, dollar boosted by US rate risk | Taiwan News

SYDNEY, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Asian stock markets got off to a hesitant start on Monday and the dollar held firm after a stunning U.S. payrolls report pushed back recession rumours, but also bolstered expectations. arguments for larger rate hikes. Markets quickly priced in a roughly 70% chance …

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Japan scrambles fighter jets after Chinese suicide drones approach Sakishima Islands

Japan Air Self-Defense Force fighter jets were dispatched after two Chinese unmanned aerial vehicles flew over the Sakishima Islands in southern Okinawa Prefecture on Friday, media reported. Japanese newspaper Yomiuri reported that a surveillance drone and a suicide drone left the East China Sea and entered the Pacific Ocean near …

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China begins massive drills around Taiwan amid blockade fears

China began an unprecedented series of large-scale military exercises on Thursday that could effectively suffocate Taiwan, just hours after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited the self-governing island, infuriating Beijing. and raising fears of a new crisis in the Taiwan Strait. The nearly five-day exercise is expected to be the …

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COVID-19 in Shanghai: no new local cases, 13 imported infections

The city reported no locally transmitted infections, eight imported confirmed cases and five imported asymptomatic infections for Monday, the Shanghai Health Commission said Tuesday morning. Li Yi / SHINE Imported cases The first patient is a Japanese man who arrived at Shanghai Pudong International Airport on July 24 from Japan. …

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Mitsubishi Heavy warns against the survival of the Japanese defense industry

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan‘s largest defense contractor, has warned that the survival of the country’s ailing defense sector is at stake as the government debates a historic increase in military spending to counter the Chinese threat. Naohiko Abe, who heads the sprawling conglomerate’s defense and space businesses, told the Financial …

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Sakhalin Energy wants LNG buyers to pay via Moscow-based bank and change currency

TOKYO, July 29 (Reuters) – Russia’s Sakhalin Energy Investment Co has asked its liquefied natural gas (LNG) customers to pay for their supplies through a Moscow unit of a European bank, a source close to the government told Reuters on Friday. case. A second source said the energy company was …

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China and India want to minimize costs

The G7 is seeking to cap Russian oil prices before December 5, when a new round of EU sanctions will come into effect. A senior G7 official told Reuters that China and India want to minimize their oil import costs. Both countries bought Russian crude at very favorable prices. Loading …

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CECC confirms two more local cases of Omicron BA.5

VACCINES: As more than 60% of severe COVID-19 cases in children were under the age of six, the CECC encouraged parents to have their children vaccinated. By Lee I-chia / Staff Reporter The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) yesterday reported two local cases of the Omicron BA.5 subvariant of SARS-CoV-2. …

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Domestic realities limit Yoon’s foreign policy rebalancing

Authors: Christina Dasom Song and Yves Tiberghien, UBC South Korea’s new president, Yoon Suk-yeol, has broken with his predecessor’s careful balance between Seoul’s trade relationship with China and security alliance with the United States. South Korea joined the Quad Summit in May 2022, signaling its desire to join the Quadrilateral …

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Global stocks mixed as investors watch China’s inflation and outlook

TOKYO (AP) — Stocks opened lower in Europe and oil prices fell on Thursday, after Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi resigned following a boycott of a confidence vote by key coalition allies. The change likely signals a snap election and more uncertainty for Italy and for Europe as a whole …

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Swiss gold imports from Russia fall in June

Molten gold flows from a foundry into a mold of a bar at a gold and silver refining plant and bar maker Argor-Heraeus in Mendrisio, Switzerland, July 13, 2022. REUTERS/ Denis Balibouse Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ZURICH, July 19 (Reuters) – Switzerland imported 284 kg …

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Supply chains gradually returning to normal amid headwinds of weaker demand

Rock guitarist Jack White, who has extended his “Supply Chain Issues Tour” through October, might want to name his band’s next road trip after a different villain. Indeed, supply-side tensions, while still plaguing many consumers and businesses, are becoming more mundane than threatening as they were six months ago, particularly …

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Japan’s JERA to start new coal-fired power plant to ease power shortage

Japan‘s largest power producer, JERA, is set to start a new 1.07 gigawatt (GW) coal-fired power plant in Taketoyo, central Japan, early next month, which could help mitigate a shortage of electricity in summer and winter. This is a rare new coal-fired power station being built in developed countries, as …

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Japanese companies more reluctant to invest in China under ‘zero-COVID’ policy

Japanese companies have become more reluctant to increase investment in China, criticizing the communist-led government’s sweeping “zero-COVID” policy, including the frequent imposition of lockdowns in major cities, as a political risk. China’s tough restrictions on the movement of people, which have disrupted domestic supply chains for more than two years, …

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american dollar on global economy

The US dollar has seen a sharp rise against major global currencies over the past year, recently reaching levels not seen in 20 years. It gained 15% against the British pound, 16% against the euro and 23% against the Japanese yen. The dollar is the world’s reserve currency, which means …

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Why has Sri Lanka’s economy collapsed and what’s next for the island nation?

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, who took office in Maysaid late last month that the island nation’s debt-ridden economy had “collapsed” and was heading for “bottom”. Short of cash to pay for imports of these basic necessities and already defaulting on its debt, Sri Lanka has sought help from …

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Chinese imports of Iranian oil push India to ignore Russian sanctions

Rising Chinese imports of Iranian oil are one reason India has not followed Western sanctions on Russian crude, with imports more than tripling in recent months. An analysis published by Reuters on Friday quotes Indian officials as saying: “New Delhi wants to avoid repeating what it sees as the mistakes …

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Japan’s awareness of NATO pays off – The Diplomat

L to R: Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol pose for photos during a meeting in Madrid, Spain, on June 29, 2022. Credit: Office of the Prime Minister …

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Global Concentrated Solar Power Market 2022 Supply Chain Analysis, Demand and Import/Export Details 2028

The Concentrated Solar Power Market study provides high quality segmentation and competitive analysis by types, applications, major areas and countries. NEWARK, USA, July 4, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — MarketQuest.biz keeps you up to date with the global concentrated solar power market by offering certified and curated analysis. The report assesses the …

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Japan’s business mood sours after China lockdown, rising costs

Cranes of an industrial port are seen in front of Mount Fuji in Tokyo, Japan, February 17, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Confidence index of major manufacturers at +9 against f’cast +13 Index of large non-manufacturers at +13 vs f’cast +14 Large companies’ …

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China’s Options for Economic Recovery in 2022 Narrow as HDPE Demand Outlook Deteriorates – Asian Chemical Connections

By John Richardson BACK IN 2014, I first highlighted the risks of Chinese local governments selling land to raise funds for their public spending. It is estimated that about 85% of Chinese central and local government spending is done by local governments. This approach worked very well as land prices …

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Pakistan’s fuel oil imports hit 4-year high as it struggles to buy LNG

Pakistan’s monthly fuel oil imports are set to hit a four-year high in June, according to Refinitiv data, as the country struggles to buy liquefied natural gas (LNG) for power generation amid a surge in heat that stimulates demand. A resurgence in demand for waste fuel from power plants underscores …

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Laos grants credit for fuel imports after pumps run dry

This amount will be enough to purchase 200 million liters of fuel, which would cover demand for July and August at 100 million liters per month, Sonexay said. The government will continue to provide foreign exchange to importers throughout the year in a bid to procure enough fuel, he added …

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China’s zero Covid policy and India’s opportunity

India must reorient trade policy appropriately to capitalize on China’s persistence in lockdowns TopicsChina | coronavirus | Shanghai Barely a week after reopening after a two-month full lockdown, Shanghai again imposed a new partial Covid-19 lockdown earlier this month (Trade standard, June 9, 2022). Such persistence by …

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Live Updates: Russia’s War in Ukraine

A Russian ballistic missile reportedly hit the Saltiv tram depot in Kharkiv, northern Ukraine, on June 18. (Vyacheslav Madiyevskyi/Ukrinform/ABACA/Reuters) Russian forces stepped up shelling of areas on the outskirts of the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, but its ground forces made no attempt to breach defensive lines, Ukrainian officials said. The …

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Liberty Times Editorial: The World Views China as a Public Enemy

As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine turned into a quagmire, the Shangri-La Dialogue security summit – a meeting of defense ministers and security experts from more than 40 countries – kicked off in Singapore. The meeting focused on security in Asia and the Indo-Pacific region, and lessons from the Russian-Ukrainian war, …

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Wagyu Vs Kobe Beef: What’s The Biggest Difference?

According to the American Wagyu Association, “Wagyu” is a Japanese term combining “wa”, which means Japanese, and “gyu”, which means cow, and therefore refers to any Japanese cattle. Wagyu International explains that cattle in Japan were originally raised as working animals rather than as a source of food. It was …

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Aburi Market: what’s in this new Japanese specialty store?

Just minutes after opening for the day on a blustery spring Saturday morning, the brand new Aburi Market in Ambleside, West Vancouver, is already buzzing. An open kitchen lines almost an entire side of the shop, starting with a jaw-dropping display of imported Japanese Wagyu beef. Aburi Restaurants Canada’s COO, …

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Sotheby’s will offer Japan’s oldest whiskey at half a million

Released at just $31,000 a bottle, Japan‘s oldest whiskey, 55-year-old Yamazaki, is expected to fetch half a million. Sotheby’s has opened the auction for its one-lot sale of Japan’s oldest whiskey, Yamazaki 55, distilled by Japan’s most historic malt whiskey distillery, Suntory’s Yamazaki Distillery. Estimated between 400,000 and 500,000 US …

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Live Updates: China’s May exports rose 16.9%, beating expectations

Chinese exports beat expectations in May, customs data showed, as the global recovery gave the country’s Covid-hit economy a boost. Exports rose 16.9% in May from the same period a year earlier, beating the 8% forecast by economists polled by Reuters. Imports also rose more than expected, rising 4 percent. …

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Sri Lankan PM asks for patience as UN asks for relief funds

Placeholder while loading article actions COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka’s prime minister said on Tuesday the United Nations had organized a global appeal to help the island nation tackle critical shortages of food, fuel and medicine, but the funds provided are barely scratching the surface. the surface of the …

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Plywood Manufacturers See Strong Demand

KUCHING: Plywood manufacturers are optimistic about strong demand and firming prices for tropical hardwood plywood in the Japanese market this year. Prices for imported tropical hardwoods have remained depressed in Japan in recent years, but this has changed dramatically following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and trade sanctions imposed by Japan …

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Sri Lanka seeks $5 billion in funds for import payments

New Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe arrives at a Buddhist temple after his swearing-in ceremony, amid the country’s economic crisis, in Colombo, Sri Lanka May 12, 2022. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register COLOMBO, June 2 (Reuters) – Sri Lanka is seeking around $5 billion in …

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Tokyo stocks end lower as gains lock in after Nikkei surge

This file photo shows the Tokyo Stock Exchange. (Mainichi) TOKYO (Kyodo) — Shares in Tokyo ended slightly lower on Tuesday as investors locked in gains after the Nikkei index hit a one-month high the day before. The 225-number Nikkei Stock Average ended down …

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Will Japan cause the next financial crisis? –Andreas Weitzer

When the euro crisis erupted at the end of 2009, not only retail investors, but also most banks realized that not only badly managed sovereigns in distant and exotic countries could collapse under their debt burden, but also the highly developed countries. The haemorrhage of the balance of payments that …

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Prospective Hong Kong travelers flock to agents to inquire about Japan packages

Japan on Monday. (photo Bloomberg)” title=”A Shinkansen bullet train passes a rice paddy at dusk in Fuji, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan on Monday. (photo Bloomberg)”/> A Shinkansen bullet train passes a rice paddy at dusk in Fuji, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan on Monday. (photo Bloomberg) HONG KONG: Travel agencies have seen an …

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China to buy Brazilian corn as Ukrainian exports remain blocked

InsightDispatchButChinaBrazilOffer and demandRussia-Ukraine May 25, 2022 China has agreed to import corn from Brazil, yet another sign of how the Russian-Ukrainian war is reshaping global trade flows. China has more than doubled its annual turnover maize imports over the past decade – mainly for livestock feed – most of the …

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Electric farms use solar energy to increase profits and crops

(Bloomberg) – In many ways, Takeshi Magami’s farm is like any other in Japan, growing everything from potatoes to ginger and eggplant. But one major difference sets it apart from its neighbours: the 2,826 solar panels perched above the crops. The signs, covering much of the one-hectare (2.5-acre) plot in …

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Japan enacts economic security law | Jones Day

Japan‘s parliament has enacted the first comprehensive economic security legislation to strengthen Japan’s national security from the perspective of economic activities, focusing particularly on sensitive industrial sectors such as rare earths, semiconductors and infrastructure , as well as research and development (“R&D”) of defense and dual-use technologies. On May 11, …

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Japan wholesale prices hit record 10% as energy costs soar

Women wearing protective masks walk in a shopping district, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Tokyo, Japan, February 15, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April wholesale prices rise 10.0% yr vs. f’cast +9.4% Falling yen pushes up import prices and hurts businesses …

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Lawmakers consider U.S. carbon import fees amid bipartisan energy bill talks

Discussions among U.S. lawmakers over a potential bipartisan energy and climate bill have included a possible levy on carbon-intensive products entering the U.S. Such a tariff could reduce emissions globally and make domestic manufacturers more competitive with less carbon-efficient foreign companies. Taking into account also comes as the European Union …

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Synthetic Rubber Market Report: Industry Trends, Suppliers

NEW YORK, May 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — IndexBox has just released a new report: “US – Synthetic Rubber – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights”. Here is a summary of the main findings of the report. American synthetic rubber Market statistics Imports US$1,490.3 million Exports US$2,519.4 million Main …

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Japan’s Idemitsu posts record profit on soaring oil prices

An aerial view shows an oil facility of Idemitsu Kosan Co. in Ichihara, east of Tokyo, Japan November 12, 2021, in this photo taken by Kyodo. Mandatory Credit Kyodo/via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, May 10 (Reuters) – Idemitsu Kosan Co (5019.T) posted record …

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Canada removes trade tariffs on all Ukrainian imports

Macro Snapshot — Foreign investment in Tunisia increased by 73% in the first quarter; Mexican inflation at 21-year high RIYADH: Foreign investment in Tunisia increased by 73% in the first three months of 2022 compared to the same period a year earlier, the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency reported, according to …

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Vietnam and the New Pacific Trade Triangle – Analysis – Eurasia Review

By Tran Van Tho* Vietnam is highly integrated into the global economy and since 2017, trade has consistently exceeded 200% of GDP. Vietnam has trade relations with more than 150 countries, but the majority of its trade is concentrated between China, South Korea and the United States, forming a new …

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FirstFT: Chinese lockdowns mitigate price impact of Russian EU oil embargo plan

Hello. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Sign up for our Asia, Europe/Africa or Americas edition to get it delivered straight to your inbox every weekday morning The European Commission on Wednesday proposed one of the most radical changes in the history of global energy flows. …

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Vietnam records import-export turnover of $242 billion and trade surplus of $2.53 billion

Vietnam’s import-export turnover in the first four months of 2022 reached more than $242 billion, of which exports totaled $122.3 billion and imports totaled $119.8 billion, driving a trade surplus of $2.53 billion, according to the latest report released April 29 by General Statistics. Vietnam Office (GSO). The first four …

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Cadmium Market Report: Production, Consumption, Trade and

Companies mentioned in the report: Dowa Metals & Mining Co., Mitsui Mining and Smelting Co., Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Toho Zinc Co., Hindustan Zinc Ltd., Nyrstar, Teck Resources Ltd., Industrias Peñoles SAB de CV, Plovdiv de KCM SA, Xstrata, OTZK, Retriev Technologies Inc., Huludao Zinc Industry Co., Yunnan Luoping Zinc …

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Dollar hits 20-year high against yen as Bank of Japan stays super easy

This photo illustration shows Japanese 10,000 yen banknotes in Tokyo on November 19, 2021. The Japanese currency has weakened sharply against the dollar in recent weeks as the Bank of Japan is expected to lags its peers in monetary policy normalization. Behrouz Mehri | AFP | Getty Images The dollar …

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The Taiwan Strait: lifting the fog of “strategic ambiguity”

Amid a four-hour symposium held on April 21 at the Grand Hill Ichigaya Hotel in downtown Tokyo, former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took to the podium to deliver the keynote address. opening. He had been delayed about an hour by work at the Diet building (he continues to sit …

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US and Japanese officials announced an agreement

US and Japanese officials announced an agreement U.S. and Japanese officials announced a deal allowing U.S. producers to meet Japan‘s growing demand for U.S. beef while reducing the risk of Japan imposing higher tariffs in the future. The deal, announced Thursday by U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai and Agriculture Secretary …

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4 killer Japanese cars you can legally import in 2022

When it comes to JDM imports, the first thing most people land on is either a Nissan Skyline or a Toyota Supra. As a rule, the FD RX-7 also follows this reflection. However, there is a virtually limitless supply of great ’90s Japanese cars that never made it to the …

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Bill Hagerty: US commitment to Pacific allies more vital amid war in Ukraine and Chinese provocations

U.S. engagement with its allies in the Pacific is critical as China and North Korea step up their provocations in the region, said a key member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee who recently led a bipartisan delegation to Japan. Senator Bill Hagerty, who previously served as ambassador to Japan, …

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Kiefer Ravena, Other Pinoy Imports See Unbalanced Losses

It’s a tough Saturday for Filipino imports Kiefer Ravena, Dwight Ramos and Ray Parks as Thirdy Ravena also sits in Japan. League B MANILA, Philippines — Kiefer Ravena and the Shiga Lakestars failed to contain Levanga Hokkaido’s outburst in the third quarter, losing a 96-74 decision in Japan’s B League …

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After buying Russian oil at a discount, India is looking to buy its coal

Even as the world shuns Russian products, India sets its sights on Russian coal. India’s coal imports from Russia surged in March 2022 to highs not seen in more than two years, according to commodity intelligence firm Kpler. Ritesh Choukla | Getty Images News | Getty Images India’s appetite for …

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Column: Asia unlikely to save Russian coal under European ban

Trains move at the Borodinsky open pit mine, owned by the Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK), near the Siberian town of Borodino east of Krasnoyarsk, Russia February 26, 2019. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LAUNCESTON, Australia, April 11 (Reuters) – Russia is showing courage …

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Position of Japan and Russia for the disputed Pacific islands

Each year, the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs publishes a Diplomatic Blue Book, a guide to the government’s views on the world. Kyodo News, a reputable Japanese news agency, reports that the Bluebook 2022 will have strong language against Russia. This blue book will be made public before the end …

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European and Asian coal users scramble for new sources ahead of EU ban in Russia

HARARE/MELBOURNE, April 8 (Reuters) – European and Asian coal importers are expected to join the rush for alternative fuel sources as a European Union ban on Russian coal imports looms, say analysts and business managers. But with major exporters Australia and Indonesia already hitting production limits and major producer South …

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India will face significant costs if it aligns with Russia, says US

(Bloomberg) – President Joe Biden’s top economic adviser said the administration warned India against aligning with Russia and that U.S. officials were “disappointed” with some of New York’s reaction. Delhi to the invasion of Ukraine. “There are certainly areas where we were disappointed with the decisions of China and India, …

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Australia plans to be a big exporter of green hydrogen to Asian markets – but they don’t need it

In its latest budgetthe federal government has pledged hundreds of millions of dollars to expand Australia’s green hydrogen capabilities. Green hydrogen is made by electrolysis of water, powered by solar and wind electricity, and is key to the government’s ‘tech not taxes’ approach to achieving its net zero emissions climate …

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Importing electric vehicles into New Zealand could become more difficult and more expensive after a $500 million ship fire

Portuguese Navy The sinking of the Felicity Ace could have a big impact on car buyers, including in New Zealand. Kiwis may find it harder and more expensive to get their hands on electric vehicles following the fire that destroyed the Felicity Ace ship and its cargo of 4,000 luxury …

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Europe’s LNG rush leaves Asia starving for energy

US gas exports to Europe have surged since late last year, helping to fill a supply shortage created by falling Russian pipeline deliveries and easing fears that the European Union will be left behind. as it imposed economic sanctions on Moscow for launching a brutal invasion of Ukraine. . The …

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The Australian importer is working to preserve the traditional know-how of Japanese metalworking

“And they didn’t know how to get [their blades] outside Japan or expand global markets. So I wanted to help. Japanese blades ruled the battlefield long before firearms. The iconic thin, razor-sharp katana or feudal sword was popularized in movies as the weapon of fierce warriors, the samurai. The nearly …

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India plans to continue importing Russian coking coal

Steel Minister Ramchandra Prasad Singh told a conference on Sunday that India was leaning towards continuing to import coking coal from Russia, defying a global trend where major Western countries are criticizing the invasion of the Ukraine by the Kremlin by imposing sanctions and even withdrawing investments. Singh told a …

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Visit of Chinese Foreign Minister to Afghanistan and India

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi visited India for the first time since the deadly clash between the two countries two years ago. The trip came without any prior announcement. Wang met his Indian counterpart on Friday. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar said after the meeting that the two countries cannot have normal relations …

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Europe News: Europe remains the largest importer of Russian energy

Energy-hungry India is targeted to buy Russian oil to meet its growing demand, but the fact remains that Europe and parts of Asia are bigger oil importers and Russian gas, even to this day. India’s daily crude oil requirement is about five million barrels, or about 1,800 million barrels per …

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