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Japan Spotlight

Japan SPOTLIGHT is our bimonthly E-Journal, published on the 10th of every odd month.

What's New

  • Japan Spotlight

    Japan SPOTLIGHT July/August 2021 issue is published
    COVER STORY: Turning the Pandemic Into Opportunities for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

    【Next Issue】
    The Sept./Oct. 2021 issue highlights METI's White Paper on International Economy & Trade in 2021 as usual. We expect to see data-based analysis by METI on the international economy and trade issues in 2021 during the ongoing pandemic. Our next issue will be published on our website on Sept. 10, 2021.

  • Japan Spotlight

    Japan SPOTLIGHT May/June 2021 issue is published
    COVER STORY: Evolving Capitalism Under the Pandemic

    【Next Issue】
    The July/August 2021 issue will highlight "Innovation & Entrepreneurship Stimulated by the Pandemic". We will introduce a number of specific examples of innovative businesses under the Pandemic. Our next issue will be published on our website on July 10, 2021.

  • Japan Spotlight

    Japan SPOTLIGHT March/April 2021 issue is published
    COVER STORY: Geopolitics with the Pandemic

    【Next Issue】
    The May/June 2021 issue will highlight "Evolving Capitalism" and offer readers a variety of thoughts on the evolving capacity of capitalism to deal with numerous challenges, including the pandemic. Our next issue will be published on our website on May 10, 2021.

  • Japan Spotlight

    Japan SPOTLIGHT January/February 2021 issue is published
    COVER STORY: The Year of Economic Recovery?

    【Next Issue】
    The March/April 2021 issue will look at the pandemic's impact on geopolitics, which must be entangled with the economic impacts. The new US administration's foreign and economic policies wil be highlighted in this regard. Our next issue will be published on our website on March 10, 2021.

  • Japan Spotlight

    Japan SPOTLIGHT November/December 2020 issue is published
    COVER STORY: Exploring the New Economy Under Covid-19

    【Next Issue】
    The Jan./Feb. 2021 issue will highlight the Global Economic Outlook 2021, as growing attention will be paid to public health and the economy under the pandemic next year. The views of IMF, OECD, World Bank and ADB representatives will be presented. Our next issue will be published on our website on Jan. 10, 2021.

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