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Japan Economic Foundation

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JEF'S Activities

International Forum

Japan Spotlight

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

What's New

  • International Forum

    Latest Events(completed)
    Japan-Europe Forum 2021 (Online Symposium)
    Japan-Europe Forum was co-hosted by Japan Economic Foundation (JEF) and The Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) on 29th and 30th September 2021.

  • Japan Spotlight

    Japan SPOTLIGHT November/December 2021 issue is published
    COVER STORY: Economic Recovery in 2022 - the Battle Between the Delta Variant & Vaccines

    【Next Issue】
    We will highlight "Geopolitics in 2022" in our Jan./Feb. 2022 issue. The long-term possibility of a confrontation between democratic governance and authoritarian regimes, as well as specific issues such as cybersecurity and Afghanistan, will be examined. Our next issue will be published on our website on Jan. 10, 2022.

  • Japan Spotlight

    Japan SPOTLIGHT September/October 2021 issue is published
    COVER STORY: White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2021

    【Next Issue】
    The Nov./Dec. 2021 issue will highlight the outlook for the global economy in 2022 and the issues and challenges in pursuing a stable recovery from the pandemic. It will focus on stage II of the pandemic's impact on the economy. Our next issue will be published on our website on Nov. 10, 2021.

  • 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 November/December 2021 issue is published
    COVER STORY: Economic Recovery in 2022 - the Battle Between the Delta Variant & Vaccines

    【Next Issue】
    We will highlight "Geopolitics in 2022" in our Jan./Feb. 2022 issue. The long-term possibility of a confrontation between democratic governance and authoritarian regimes, as well as specific issues such as cybersecurity and Afghanistan, will be examined. Our next issue will be published on our website on Jan. 10, 2022.

  • Japan Spotlight

    Japan SPOTLIGHT September/October 2021 issue is published
    COVER STORY: White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2021

    【Next Issue】
    The Nov./Dec. 2021 issue will highlight the outlook for the global economy in 2022 and the issues and challenges in pursuing a stable recovery from the pandemic. It will focus on stage II of the pandemic's impact on the economy. Our next issue will be published on our website on Nov. 10, 2021.

  • 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.

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