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Hays Salary Guide 2018 Marc Burrage Money Motivates in Japan, Too – Hays Salary Guide 2018 - People working in Japan are not happy with their pay, and they are increasingly motivated by money. These are the key findings of the recently published 2018 Hays Asia Salary Guide, which underscore the major shift away from lifetime employment and seniority-based pay that is happening in Japan right now. Indeed, “less than 10 percent of workers aged 40-45 have […]
Japan Monozukuri Manufacturing Record Profits at Japanese Manufacturers, Wholesalers – METI Survey - Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has released results of its 2017 Basic Survey of Japanese Business Structure and Activities. The report surveyed 28,550 companies with the goal to shed light on how management strategies of Japanese enterprises and industrial structures evolve. Sales and profit conditions Sales per company decreased by 2.9 percent year-on-year to 3.04 billion yen […]

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World Robot Summit 2018 Japan Launches World Robot Summit, Competition Prize Money to Top 100M Yen - The Japanese government underlines the country’s strength in robotics by launching the World Robot Summit 2018 in October this year. The event will bring together the world’s most advanced robots and robotic technologies along with researchers and developers of robots and key government and private industry players. Hosted by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the New […]
Rakuten Walmart Press Conference Rakuten and Walmart Form Strategic Alliance - Rakuten and Walmart are joining forces to launch an online grocery delivery service in Japan and a new eBooks and audiobooks offering in the U.S. The new strategic alliance looks to use each company’s strengths and assets to make sure that customers are served better. The new online grocery delivery service in Japan is slated for launch at the beginning […]
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Japanese companies engineer Japanese Companies Upbeat on SW Asia, Mood Recovers on China – JETRO - Japanese companies see improved business confidence in Asia and Oceania in 2017, according to a recent survey by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). While being particularly upbeat on opportunities in Southwest Asia, motivation to expand business in China has recovered as well. Increasing profitability With 67.4 percent of respondents estimating an operational profit – an increase by 4.6 percent […]
Tourist spending in Japan Tourist Spending in Japan Snowballs to More Than 4 Trillion Yen in 2017 - Tourist spending in Japan topped a record-breaking 4.4 trillion yen ($39.7 billion) in 2017, according to a recent survey by the Japan Tourism Agency (JTA). An increase of 17.8 percent from the previous year, this marked the first time that travel expenditures exceeded 4 billion yen and the fifth record year in a row. By country and region, spending of […]
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  • Yokohama Rubber Emphasizes Truck and Bus Tire Sales Growth in Latest Management Plan Feb. 23, 2018
    Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) is targeting sales of 700 billion yen ($6.56 billion), an operating profit of 70 billion yen and a return on equity of 10 percent under international financial reporting standards (IFRS) for its new medium-term management plan. Named “Grand Design 2020,” the plan is set to run through to 2020. Company […]
  • Mitsui Chemicals Announces Open-Lab Event to Promote Materials Feb. 22, 2018
    Mitsui Chemicals Inc. (TYO:4183) has announced that it will run the Mitsui Chemicals Material Oriented Laboratory (MOLp) – part of the company’s cross-organizational open-lab activities – for five days from March 7–11. This will take the form of an event the company is calling MOLpCafe, where visitors will be able to experience the appeal of […]
  • Sumitomo Riko Lauded for Application of Anti-Vibration Rubber to Table Tennis Rackets Feb. 21, 2018
    Sumitomo Riko Co. Ltd. (TYO:5191) has been in the limelight after its co-development of Q3, a rubber for use in table tennis rackets, with sporting goods manufacturer Mizuno Corp. (TYO:8022). While product supply in the sports industry is a first for Sumitomo Riko, the company has been able to leverage its know-how, cultivated over many […]
  • Nishikawa Rubber Sees Double-Digit Sales Growth, Net Profit Recovery Over First Three Quarters Feb. 20, 2018
    Auto parts maker Nishikawa Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5161) recently released its results for the first three quarters of fiscal 2017, showing sales to be up by 11.1 percent year-on-year to 71.28 billion yen ($667.89 million). Operating profit for the April–December period was down 3.4 percent to 5.92 billion yen year-on-year, while ordinary profit was up […]
  • Toyo Tires Announces Change to Trade Name Feb. 19, 2018
    Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5105) announced on Jan. 15 a change in its trade name to Toyo Tire Corp. The decision by the board of directors came earlier that day, and the change is set to come into effect on Jan. 1, 2019. During an earnings briefing held on the day of the […]
  • China Rubber Conference 2018 Expected to Draw 1,000 Rubber Experts From 20 Countries Feb. 16, 2018
    The China Rubber Conference this year is set to be held over the four days of March 27–30 at Shangri-La Hotel, Qingdao, located in the eastern province of Shandong. Sponsored by the China Rubber Industry Association (CRIA) since 2006, the conference serves as an annual general meeting concerning the rubber industry, and is the largest […]
  • Interview: Toyoda Gosei President Highlights Plans for Lighter, Quieter EVs Feb. 15, 2018
    Sitting down for a recent interview with Japan Rubber Weekly, Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd. (TYO:7282) President Naoki Miyazaki said that the automotive industry is entering a massive, once-in-a-century turning point. Such a shake-up to business is an opportunity for growth, he said. Miyazaki spoke on the impact of electrification and Toyoda Gosei’s strategy to deal […]
  • Mitsuboshi Belting Gains 6.6% in Belt Sales Over First Three Quarters Feb. 14, 2018
    Mitsuboshi Belting Ltd. (TYO:5192) has posted approximately 53.2 billion yen ($492.7 million) in total sales for the first three periods of fiscal 2017. This represents an increase of 6.6 percent over the same period for the previous year. The company made gains in operating profit as well, recording a 6 percent year-on-year increase to hit […]

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