Japan – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Sat, 20 Oct 2018 16:33:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Japanese consumers open up to cross-border online retail http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/08/27/japanese-consumers-open-up-to-cross-border-online-retail/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/08/27/japanese-consumers-open-up-to-cross-border-online-retail/#respond Mon, 27 Aug 2018 09:23:23 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=19449 In recent years, Japanese online retailers have been exporting an increasing amount of merchandise cross-border, primarily to the United States and China. According to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) in Japan, the retail value generated through cross-border e-commerce by Chinese consumers from Japanese business operators was at approximately 1.3 trillion Japanese yen in 2017. In the …

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ASIA Tokyo’s 4G speed lags behind other Asian cities http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/08/20/asia-tokyos-4g-speed-lags-behind-other-asian-cities/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/08/20/asia-tokyos-4g-speed-lags-behind-other-asian-cities/#respond Mon, 20 Aug 2018 09:26:01 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=19418 Japan, one of the first movers to adopt fourth generation mobile networks, has recently proven a surprise with comparatively low mobile internet speeds. According to an analysis of 4G download speeds in major Asian cities by OpenSignal, Tokyo only ranked fifth, even surpassed by Yangon and Taipei. As Japan’s high mobile device penetration rate and use of 4G …

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Climate change is threatening to shift the balance of power in Asia-Pacific http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/08/06/climate-change-is-threatening-to-shift-the-balance-of-power-in-asia-pacific/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/08/06/climate-change-is-threatening-to-shift-the-balance-of-power-in-asia-pacific/#respond Sun, 05 Aug 2018 19:02:25 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=18820 This article is part of the World Economic Forum’s Geostrategy platform US withdrawal from political leadership on climate issues may further erode the country’s influence in the Asia-Pacific, a major climate security conference has heard. Regional powers could be left to form new multilateral relationships that address the climate change threat, the event’s keynote speaker said. …

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North Korean “Ghost Ship” Arrivals In Japan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2017/12/14/north-korean-ghost-ship-arrivals-japan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2017/12/14/north-korean-ghost-ship-arrivals-japan/#respond Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:27:45 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=12616 Large numbers of North Korean fishing boats are washing up along the Japanese coast, some of which have contained decaying corpses. In November of this year alone, 28 of the so-called “ghost ships” were discovered by Japanese authorities with 42 people who claim to be fishermen found alive. 18 bodies have also been recovered so far. …

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Caught between Trump and Kim, Japan is nervous and alone http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2017/09/11/caught-trump-kim-japan-nervous-alone/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2017/09/11/caught-trump-kim-japan-nervous-alone/#respond Mon, 11 Sep 2017 09:10:22 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=8794 North Korea’s nuclear test, by far its largest, came less than a week after it test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile that flew over northern Japan, triggering a national text-message system known as the J-Alert. For Japan, the security implications of both these tests are immense. The missile test showed that Kim Jong-un’s regime now has …

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