DuPont expands Molykote specialty lubricants production
DuPont has invested over $40 million to expand production…
Japan to boost space co-operation with U.S. in revised policy
Japan will seek to co-operate with the U.S. in sending astronauts on an American lunar mission
US signs limited deal with Japan on ag, digital trade
U.S. farmers have been operating at a disadvantage in Japan since Trump withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement.
NASA chief says security needed to explore space safely
U.S. and Japanese governments are expanding their security alliance into space amid China’s growing activity.
Japanese officials cautious on prospects for US trade deal
A long-sought trade agreement with Japan was scrapped when Trump withdrew the U.S. from a pan-Pacific trade agreement shortly after taking office in 2017.
In Japan, Trump begins talks on trade, Iran, North Korea
The summit will be a test of both Trump’s go-it-alone style.
Abe, Trudeau tout trade gains without US in Pacific Rim pact
Canadian PM says the agreement has given farmers an advantage over their American counterparts.
IMF forecast: Global growth will weaken this year to 3.3%
Points to heightened trade tensions as a key reason.
In ‘Killer Robots’ debate, Japan shuns fully automated arms
Opponents of fully automated systems fear that machines could one day conduct wars without human control.
Japanese spacecraft to attempt landing on distant asteroid
The Japanese space agency has compared the landing to touching down on a baseball mound from a height of 20 kilometres.
Nissan board meets but no chairman picked to replace Ghosn
Ghosn and another board member Greg Kelly were formally charged last week with falsifying financial reports.
Detention of Nissan’s Ghosn extended through Dec. 20
Ghosn and fellow Nissan executive Greg Kelly were charged Dec. 10.
Abe to bring business leaders to Beijing amid US trade spat
China is Japan’s biggest trade partner.
US, Japan agree to negotiate a free trade agreement
A significant shift by Tokyo.
Japan’s auto OEMs: Their rising influence in Canada’s industry
The Japanese brand is expanding its footprint amid changing trade conditions.
Japan, EU sign trade deal to eliminate nearly all tariffs
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