RECORD TRADE DEFICIT FOR JANUARY

Japan posted a record trade deficit of $27.8 billion dollars in January. A seventy percent increase over January 2013, t...

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Japan Prices Rise for the First Time In Five Years

Japan’s consumer prices are “rising moderately,” according to the government’s February economic assessment.This is the ...

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Tokyo Gov. Urges Infrastructure Upgrades, Renewables Ahead of Games

Yoichi Masuzoe, the newly-elected governor of Tokyo, aims to significantly update the city’s infrastructure in preparati...

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NUCLEAR RESTART NEXT YEAR?

A nuclear power plant operator has applied for the safety inspections necessary to restart a reactor in central Japan.Ch...

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Japan, US to Negotiate TPP this Weekend

Trade chiefs from the United States and Japan will meet this weekend in hopes of bridging the countries’ differences ahe...

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Japanese agriculture and seafood exports best ever

Japanese cuisine is famous worldwide, but now the country’s farm and seafood products are beginning to make an impact.Ja...

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Current account surplus smallest ever

Japan received some worrying economic news on Monday.The nation’s current account surplus for 2013 was the smallest in h...

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Sony slashing 5000 jobs

Sony will cut 5000 jobs and sell its Vaio PC unit in a bid to stem losses.The Japanese electronics giant today (Thursday...

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Sony in talks to sell PC unit

Sony is reportedly in talks to sell its loss-making Vaio PC unit.Sources say Sony is negotiating with private equity fun...

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Stocks plunge on emerging economy worries

Stocks plunged in Tokyo on Monday.Traders dumped shares on fears over Chinese growth and the state of emerging economies...

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