Nikkei Asian Review (Jul 29, 2021) | 一般社団法人 ラテンアメリカ協会

Nikkei Asian Review (Jul 29, 2021)



IMF lifts growth forecast for rich nations, dims outlook for others
Developing nations draw downgrades on lack of COVID vaccines and fiscal support



India builds global AC hub with subsidies luring Daikin and others
Expanding local production base, New Delhi sets sights on exports

Mitsubishi joins Aussie carbon market in reforestation effort
Japan trading house seeks to gain know-how via stake in local player

Tokyo’s severe cases of COVID shift to those in their 40s and 50s
Authorities prepare to use AstraZeneca vaccine to accelerate inoculation push

Apple’s iPhone warning underscores risk of chip shortage into 2022
Overlapping orders make actual demand for semiconductors hard to read

No more cookies: Japan sours on online tracking ads
Sapporo slashes budget while Panasonic explores alternative digital marketing


Japan’s daily COVID cases top 9,000 for 1st time amid Olympics
Infections in host city Tokyo hit record high for 2nd straight day

Nissan heads for first net profit in three years
Japanese automaker vows 5% operating margin for fiscal 2023

Japan’s Skymark to raise $36m from DBJ, ANA and other shareholders
Struggling budget carrier will also get support from investment fund Integral

Toyota halts Lexus and Land Cruiser plants on ASEAN virus spread
Pandemic-triggered shutdowns to reduce production by 8,000 vehicles

US and Japan counter China with powerful IBM quantum computer
Race accelerates toward practical applications for the groundbreaking technology


Sumitomo Mitsui files to launch Chinese brokerage
Megabank follows Nomura and Daiwa on path for a new securities unit

Japan’s Amami island picked as Natural World Heritage site
UNESCO recognizes 4 southwestern isles for rare species and mangrove forests

Offshore wind to power Japan’s biggest green hydrogen plant
Hokkaido facility to churn out enough clean fuel for 10,000 vehicles

Suga’s approval rating plunges toward point of no return
Embattled leader scrapes new lows in July polls amid virus setbacks