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October 2017

INVESTING IN JAPAN

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THEME FOR October
INVESTING IN JAPAN

Foreign businesses no longer view Japan as a land of high cost with low return on investment,” says Shigeki Maeda, Executive Vice President of Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). In this month’s Feature, we investigate the changing nature of foreign direct investment in Japan.

FEATURES

Changing Corporate Governance

An interview with Nicholas Benes, Representative Director of the Board Director Training Institute

Expanding Business Opportunities

Shigeki Maeda, Executive Vice President of Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), reviews initiatives to promote Japan’s investment environment.

Pharmaceutical Formulations for Asia from Japan

French dermatological cosmetics manufacturer Pierre Fabre began formulations activities in Tokyo last year.

Lifestyle Brand Launched from Denmark

Danish sundries company Sostrene Grene is winning fans in Japan.

A Sense of Place

An interview with Mandarin Hotel, Tokyo General Manager Paul Jones

A Theme Park that Combines Education and Tourism

LEGOLAND® opens in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture.

Building Trusting Relationships

Domestic and foreign startups get a helping hand at the heart of business and finance in Japan.

Happy Landing

An interview with Emmanuel Menanteau, Representative Director and Co-CEO of Kansai Airports

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