Nikkei Asian Review (Nov 11, 2022) | 一般社団法人 ラテンアメリカ協会

Nikkei Asian Review (Nov 11, 2022)


Japan

Nov10th

Japan braces for 8th wave of pandemic as Hokkaido cases soar
Record numbers in northern island spell trouble for rest of country

Harvests fall in Asia and Africa as fertilizer prices soar on Ukraine war
Russian and Belarusian exports of fertilizer chemicals decline under sanctions

Nissan-Renault talks bog down on intellectual property concerns
Partners likely to miss mid-November target to renegotiate alliance

Japanese companies join with U.S. partners to commercialize space
With ISS headed toward 2030 retirement, private players ponder next steps

Nov9th

As it happened: Saudi Aramco eyes ‘blue hydrogen’ deals in Japan, South Korea
Blackstone chief and Coca-Cola president among speakers at Nikkei forum

Japan GDP up 0.6% in September, due to exports to China, EU: JCER
Think tank estimates Q3 expansion slows to annualized 0.8%

7-Eleven parent to sell Sogo & Seibu for $1.38bn to U.S. fund
Fortress to buy department stores in which partner Yodobashi hopes to open units

Japan should go beyond pre-COVID tourism: Hoshino Resorts chief
Hospitality operator sees drawing overseas tourists to rural areas as key

Foreign workers in rural Japan lack access to language schools
More than 40% of qualified instructors are concentrated in Tokyo

As Elon Musk transforms Twitter, risk hits home for Japanese banks
‘At the mercy of Musk’s theatrics’: MUFG and Mizuho face unclear exit path

Nov8th

U.N. targets ‘greenwashing’ with new standards for companies
Guidelines announced on second full day of COP27 summit in Egypt

As it happened: Hoshino Resorts CEO warns of Japan tourism downturn
Sony and DeepL leaders among speakers at Nikkei forum in Tokyo

Renault seals deal with Geely but Nissan remains elusive
Gas, hybrid partnership could hinder talks with Nissan on EV venture

Nidec sets up nomination committee to address succession issue
Move to increase transparency, confidence comes after predecessor CEO was forced out