Exploring New Partnerships and Opportunities in U.S.-Japan State and Local Economic Collaboration

Author: Sean Connell

Categories: Sasakawa USA Forum

Sasakawa USA Forum Issue No. 9

Increasingly important within the U.S.-Japan economic relationship are sub-national linkages at state, prefectural, regional, and local levels. Decades of expanding flows of trade and foreign direct investment (FDI), and resulting economic and supply chain integration, have generated impacts and benefits across every region of both countries.

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Report Launch: Securing Critical Resources in a New Green and Industrial Era

Date: March 24, 2017

Sasakawa USA launched a report addressing the rare metals critical to technologies that are driving economic growth and the green economy. This event brought together several leading experts and industry insiders to discuss a new report on the challenges of identifying resource insecurities and developing strategies to ensure resilient resource supplies.

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Fed rate hike could impact U.S.-Japan exchange rates, says Sasakawa USA’s Harris

Categories: In the News, Sasakawa USA Blog

The Federal Reserve’s willingness to raise its benchmark rate on Wednesday “suggests that the U.S. economy is healthier than it has been in years, with robust job creation and rising wages and prices,” Sasakawa USA Fellow Tobias Harris said in a Nishi Nippon Shimbun article on March 17.

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