E-Journal

July/August 2014 Issue

July/August 2014 Issue

METI's White Paper on International Trade, 2014

Publisher's Note
The Problem of Intertemporal Justice
By Kazumasa Kusaka
Cover Story • METI's White Paper on International Economy & Trade, 2014
Cover Lead
By Naoyuki Haraoka (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT & executive managing director, JEF)
Cover Story METI's White Paper on International Economy & Trade, 2014・1
White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2014
By Policy Planning & Research Office, Trade Policy Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry (METI)
Cover Story METI's White Paper on International Economy & Trade, 2014 • 2
Financial Market Reform in China & the Strategic Currency Policy of ASEAN Countries
By Yosuke Tsuyuguchi (senior advisory officer at the International Business Solution Division of Shinkin Central Bank)
Cover Story METI's White Paper on International Economy & Trade, 2014 • 3
Policy Issues Regarding the Promotion of FTA Utilization in Japan
By Arata Kuno (associate professor at the Department of Policy Studies, Kyorin University, Japan)
Cover Story METI's White Paper on International Economy & Trade, 2014 • 4
ASEAN Economic Community 2015 & Beyond
By Yoshifumi Fukunaga (senior policy coordinator at the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN & East Asia (ERIA))
MINI COVER STORY Japanese Entrepreneurship Leading Globalization • 1
Entrepreneurship in Japan — a New Wave?
By Parissa Haghirian (associate professor of international business at Sophia University in Tokyo)
MINI COVER STORY Japanese Entrepreneurship Leading Globalization • 2
Introduction
By Richard P. Greenfield (journalist, editor & consultant living in Japan)
MINI COVER STORY Japanese Entrepreneurship Leading Globalization • 2-1
Doubling Down on Japan ~An Interview with Craig White, Owner/Manager of White Smoke, a Texas Smokehouse
By Richard P. Greenfield (journalist, editor & consultant living in Japan) & Japan SPOTLIGHT Editorial Section
MINI COVER STORY Japanese Entrepreneurship Leading Globalization • 2-2
Soft Power & Tough Jeans ~An interview with Giles Padmore, head of international distribution & based in the United Kingdom, & Shinichi Haraki, founder & CEO of Iron Heart the WORKS Inc.
By Richard P. Greenfield (journalist, editor & consultant living in Japan)
MINI COVER STORY Japanese Entrepreneurship Leading Globalization • 3
Pursuing Innovation in Shot Peening ~An Interview with Dr. Yoshihiro Watanabe, President & CEO of Toyo Seiko Co. Ltd.
By Naoyuki Haraoka (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT & executive managing director, JEF)
MINI COVER STORY Japanese Entrepreneurship Leading Globalization • 4
Motorizing India, the Maruti Suzuki Way
By Mukesh Williams (professor of Humanities at Soka University, Japan, and visiting faculty at Keio University-SFC)
Special Issue 1
American Shale Revolution: Key Aspects & Implications for Japan
By Peter E. Paraschos (director of energy & geopolitical risk at International Technology & Trade Associates, Inc. (ITTA))
Special Issue 2
A Quiet Settlement of the Ukrainian Crisis
By Mikio Haruna (visiting professor at the Graduate School of Political Science at Waseda University)
SPECIAL ARTICLE
Russia Resurgent: the Crisis in Ukraine & the Challenge to Global Governance
By Constantine Pagedas (executive vice president of International Technology and Trade Associates, Inc. (ITTA))
Culture
Sake in the UK
By Tony McNicol (director of WeDoJapan Ltd)