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.
Author: CNBC Asia
In advance of the August 3 reshuffle of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s cabinet, Sasakawa USA Fellow for Trade, Economy, and Business Tobias Harris was interviewed on the significance of the reshuffle and on the impact of poor approval ratings on Abe’s economic plans.
Date: April 4, 2017
Celebrating the beginning of a new season symbolized by the cherry blossoms, Sasakawa USA launched a new “Views of Japan” event series to explore perceptions on Japan in other regions around the world.
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.
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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