Japan Imports

Lack of information, barrier to support more Japanese investments

Japanese companies doing business in Bangladesh face challenges during the coronavirus pandemic, including a lack of information and support from authorities, which could hamper the flow of investment, according to investors and a recent survey. In addition, a culture of procedural delays in government offices and frequent policy changes discourages …

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Mizuno to stop using Xinjiang cotton in sportswear

Osaka – Japanese sportswear company Mizuno Corp. said on Friday it would stop using cotton sourced from far west China in the Xinjiang region, a move that would reflect growing concern over Beijing’s alleged human rights violations against the Uyghur Muslim minority. Mizuno has not officially disclosed the reason for …

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Mitsuoka Orochi: costs, facts and figures

When it comes to Japanese automakers, you probably know the big ones. Toyota, Honda, Subaru, these are all names we have grown accustomed to in North America, praised for their affordable and reliable cars which burst during the gas crisis and have evolved with the industry as standout examples of …

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Korean safes open up a new market

Personal safe from Bumilsafe Mfg. [BUMILSAFE MFG.] In times of crisis, people want to keep their valuables close and protected. Egypt has experienced more than its fair share of crisis over the past decade, which has made it a promising niche market for a little-known Korean export: personal safes. In …

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Nomura completes settlement of US client positions

Bloomberg Oatly is about to go public in an increasingly crowded milk aisle (Bloomberg) – Consumers don’t seem to have enough plant-based alternatives, and Oatly Group AB, the vegan food and drink maker, is looking to capitalize on this week as a Swedish producer of milk and oat dairy The …

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