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September/October 2019 Issue

September/October 2019 Issue

White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2019

Contents : September/October 2019 Issue (No.227)
White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2019
Publisher's Note
Is Globalization Under Threat?
By Kazumasa Kusaka
Cover Lead
White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2019
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Cover Story 1
White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2019 – Summary
By Policy Planning & Research Office, Trade Policy Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry (METI)
Cover Story 2
Roundtable with Dr. Satoshi Inomata, Masashi Kurose, Michitaka Nakatomi & Dr. Shujiro Urata
Roundtable Discussion on a Rules-Based Global Economy
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Special Topics - Partnership Between Africa & Japan - 1
Achieving Geopolitical Stability & Enhanced Growth Potential in Africa: Focus on TICAD VII’s Strategic Role & the Indo-Pacific Initiative
By Herinjatovo Aimé Ramiarison
Special Topics - Partnership Between Africa & Japan - 2
Interview with H. E. Mr. Kassa T. Gebrehiwet, Ambassador of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to Japan
New Ethiopian Government Pursuing Collaboration with Japanese Businesses
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Special Topics - Partnership Between Africa & Japan - 3
Interview with H. E. Mr. Ahmed Araïta Ali, Ambassador of the Republic of Djibouti to Japan
Djibouti Pursuing Partnerships with Japanese Business
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Special Topics - Partnership Between Africa & Japan - 4
Achievements of the ABE Initiative & the Voices of Africans
By Yukifumi Takeuchi
Special Topics - Partnership Between Africa & Japan - 5
Interview with Nico de Wet from South Africa working at the Global Business Division of SoftBank Corp’s Enterprise Unit
Bridging Africa & Japan – Entrepreneurial Engagement for a Young African
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Special Topics - Partnership Between Africa & Japan - 6
Interview with Juvencia Deschamps Ralay Harisoa from Madagascar working as an intern for GPSS Holdings Inc. in Japan
Learning Management Will Help Bridge Madagascar & Japan
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Special Topics - Partnership Between Africa & Japan - 7
Interview with Masaki Nishioka, Chairman, & Hiroyuki Gonda, President, of Hiroki Co., Ltd.
Transferring Japanese Craftsmanship to Ethiopia – Hiroki Leather Fashion Company
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Special Article 1
Mutual Understanding & Historical Reconciliation Between Japan & China
By Jie Liu
Special Article 2
A Global Tsunami of Populism?
By Jan-Werner Mueller
Special Article 3
The Key to Success – Collating Information & Connecting It to Business
By Mukesh Williams
Film Review
Lessons of Les Grands Esprits for a Diverse Society
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Student View
Acceptance of Islamic Culture in Japan
By Parveen Begum
Economic Indictors for Japan
Standard Revision for Services Producer Price Index
By Nobuo Iizuka
Back Cover
White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2019

【Next Issue】 Our Nov./Dec. 2019 issue highlights “The Role of Economics in Rising Geopolitical Instability”. A number of distinguished economists will give their views on how economics could stop the global economy falling into recession due to unstable geopolitics. Our next issue will be published on our website on Nov. 10, 2019.