Date: April 26, 2017
Sasakawa USA and Benchmark Mineral Intelligence are hosting a unique event exploring the bottlenecks and opportunities in the lithium-ion battery supply chain, from raw material (lithium, graphite, cobalt) to the growth in electric vehicles and utility storage markets.
Author: Mori Kazuo
Toshiba is in profound difficulties, facing enormous losses from its nuclear subsidiary and forced to sell off its profitable flash memory business. Journalist Mori Kazuo traces the path from President Nishida Atsutoshi’s 2005 gamble to pull the company out of stagnation up to its present troubles.
Date: February 15, 2017
Sasakawa USA hosted a private, off-the-record luncheon with Toshiya Tsugami, President of Tsugami-Workshop. Ltd., on the current state of the Chinese economy and its correlation to trends in Japan. The event was an opportunity to engage in a candid conversation with Mr. Tsugami on the aftermath of the investment bubble and China’s future prospects and global effects.
Author: Hayakawa Hideo
Categories: In-Depth with Nippon.com
Prime Minister Abe’s announcement of three new arrows to guide stage two of Abenomics took the nation by surprise. It signals a recognition that the first three arrows are not working, writes former BOJ Executive Director Hayakawa Hideo, and forebodes a major shift in monetary policy.
Tags: Abe, Abenomics, abenomics 2.0, approval ratings, birth rate, cpi, debt, deflation, Economy, elder care, fertility rate, fiscal policy, GDP, growth rate, inflation, investment, Japan, LDP, monetary policy, money, quantitative easing, Shinzo Abe, social security, work-life balance
Date: November 16, 2015
On November 16, Sasakawa USA and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace will host a public forum on outstanding historical issues between Japan and Russia, prospects for cooperation in the fields of security, energy, trade and investment, and the impact of these relations on the U.S.-Japan alliance.