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Implications of U.S. Trade Policy for Japanese-brand Automakers

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For Japanese-brand automakers, automobile tariffs have the potential to disrupt their global operations, the integrated North American supply chain that supports their production here in the United States, and their investment in the United States. Manny Manriquez discussed these issues on September 11, 2018, at an off-the-record policy lunch discussion at Sasakawa USA.

Investing in Georgia’s Workforce: A U.S.-Japan Dialogue

On September 6, Sasakawa USA, the U.S. Department of State, the Consulate General of Japan in Atlanta, and the Georgia Institute of Technology co-hosted a luncheon panel discussion at Atlanta’s Historic Academy of Medicine to explore how Japanese and U.S. firms, state and local authorities, and educational institutions can work together to train and develop Georgia’s workforce. Panelists addressed Georgia’s future workforce needs, approaches to workforce development, and opportunities for stakeholder collaboration.