Nikkei Asian Review (Nov 7, 2022) | 一般社団法人 ラテンアメリカ協会

Nikkei Asian Review (Nov 7, 2022)


Japan

Nov7th

Japan eyes portable harbors to help defend southwestern islands
Large transport ships could offload supplies where only small ports exist now

Seeing Picasso in Tokyo? Prepare to pay more
Higher costs and visitor limits test sustainability of loans from abroad

Nov6th

South Korea joins Japan’s international fleet review to boost ties
U.S., India send ships for event held following North Korea missile launches

A former leader in energy efficiency, Japan loses magic touch
Its 10% drop in greenhouse gas emissions due to slow growth, falling population

Japan weighs allowing secondhand tank and missile exports
Move would enhance cooperation with neighbors as China’s military might grows

Japan to spend $2.4bn on joint chip research hub with U.S.
Domestic chip production also earmarked for supplementary budget

Nov5th

Japan to rely on debt for nearly 80% of $200bn stimulus package
Extra budget brings yearly borrowing to second-highest amount on record

Japan pension ‘whale’ GPIF suffers longest losing streak since 2009
Fed rate hikes roil markets, sending fund to 3rd straight quarter of losses

Japanese auto parts maker Marelli to invest $1.7bn in growth areas
CEO plans consolidation and structural reform, aiming to get out of the red as soon as 2023

Nov4th

Japan to maintain stake in Russia’s Sakhalin 1 oil project
Government, Itochu and Marubeni stick to energy project despite Ukraine war

Japan needs $324bn over 5 years to bolster defenses: ministry
Figure nearly double current budget; will pay for counterstrike capability, ammunition

Japan looks to Thailand for bioethanol that doesn’t fuel food insecurity
Sumitomo, Kao explore projects to turn sugar and cassava waste into energy