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  1. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Japan exports grow at fastest pace in 7 months, but slowing growth looms

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 02:30pm by Reuters

    ... the world's third-biggest economy and keep pressure for fresh stimulus. In particular, cooling growth in China and an economic chill in Europe- two key markets for Japanese exporters- are adding to pressure on the Bank of Japan and the government to step up policy support as the economy struggles to recover from the pain of an April sales tax hike. A recent run of weak data including ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Christine Lagarde backs Shinzo Abe’s plan for women to lift Japan economy

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 09:43pm by AFP

    ... level of the G7 [group of the most developed economies] could raise income per capita by 4 per cent, permanently. "To target something even higher, which is the level of northern Europe ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo IMF chief agrees on boosting women in workforce to lift economy, but says Japan could do more Lagarde backs Abe's women plan IMF chief Christine Lagarde ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's new trade minister Yuko Obuchi 'to quit' over misuse of funds

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 06:27am by Reuters

    ... Obuchi said, when asked whether she intended to quit. Obuchi denied claims she was due to meet Abe yesterday upon his return from an Asia-Europe summit in Italy. Her resignation would deal a big blow to Abe, who tapped Obuchi less than two months ago to head the powerful Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). She was one of five women Abe chose in a cabinet reshuffle ...

  4. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Japan's April exports disappoint even as 'Abenomics' weakens the yen

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:09pm by Reuters

    ... expected in April from a year earlier due to weak demand from Europe and China, highlighting the challenges confronting the world's third-biggest economy as policymakers try to engineer ... for the rest of the year. The data suggests that a weak yen is not the cure-all for the Japanese economy that it once was. "The yen's weakness has pushed up values of both exports ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    French president says eurozone crisis is over

    Posted Jun 08th 2013, 07:42pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... and competitiveness need to be taken. Hollande said in a speech on Saturday on the final day of his visit to Japan that “Europe is becoming more solid” and that authorities have developed tools to ensure the stability and solidarity of the 17-nation group. Although the eurozone debt crisis that broke in late 2009 has eased, the region’s collective economy has shrunk for six straight quarters ...

  6. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda calls for stable yen

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:39am by Reuters

    ... can move on various factors, such as economic developments in the United States, Europe and Asia. "Still, there's solid coordination between the government and the Bank of Japan. ... of the economy, saying it will continue to recover moderately as the pain from the April tax rise on consumption gradually subsides. While acknowledging that external demand has been weak and some ...

  7. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Japan output slumps 1.7pc to post-quake low

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... to add monetary stimulus. Abe has told ministries to compile emergency spending proposals by January 7. "Weakness in exports is the major drag on Japan's economy," said Yoshimasa Maruyama, chief economist at Itochu in Tokyo. "Given the weak state of the economy, Abe's government may need a large-scale stimulus programme to boost growth." Maruyama sees five ...

  8. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Fall in Japanese exports boosts push for weaker yen

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 04:23pm by Bloomberg

    ... comes as Europe's crisis drags on shipments and a diplomatic dispute with China over islands claimed by both countries hurts demand for products such as Toyota Motor's cars. Exports ... for the economy," said Junko Nishioka, chief economist at RBS Securities Japan. Goldman Sachs and Societe Generale are predicting Japan's currency will resume declines as Abe presses for more easing. ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe set to reshape Japan with conservative agenda

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... the economy. "I think he has put together a very well-crafted policy package that has been easy to explain to the electorate, clear and coherent," said Okumura. He has also been remarkably fortunate, Okumura points out, as the improvements in the Japanese economy have moved exchange rates and the equity market at the same time as the US has seen an economic recovery and stability has ...

  10. News - World - JAPAN

    Japan’s embrace of Russia under threat with crisis in Ukraine

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 04:24pm

    ... of Seven leaders of advanced economies talk of sanctions or other punitive responses, Japanese officials say ties with Moscow remain on track. There has been no change in the direction of economic ... for expanded trade ties and investment for Japan as he attempts to jolt the country’s economy out of more than a decade of stagnant growth. Russian ties have been a major focus of that diplomatic ...




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