• May 22, 2018
    One important take-away from the show: models other than internal combustion engines--such as EV, Hybrid, and >Read more
  • May 18, 2018

    TOKYO--The Sea Japan 2018 Show (officially, the International Maritime Exhibition and Conference) held at the Tokyo Big Sight Exhibition Center here April 11-13 drew record numbers of attendees and exhibitors, according to the show organizer, UBM Japan Co. Ltd. An estimated 21,000 attendees and 580 exhibors were expected at the show, officials said prior to the event. Official figures are not available at this time.

    Here are some of the highlights of the show:

    1. Many exhibit items emphasized and addressed environmental measures.
    2. There were more exhibitors from
    3. >Read more
  • Aug 1, 2017

    Japan and the European Union (EU) held summit talks in Brussels July 6, 2017, and concluded an economic partnership agreement (EPA). Trade rules such as facilitation of customs clearance procedures and protection of intellectual property rights also have been unified under the agreement. Japan will align with the Europeans side to make the agreement effective in 2019 and will promote the importance of free trade to the world.

    Source: Nikkei Asian Review July 7, 2017: Read The Story

    PSR Analysis: Unlike countries such as the United States and China >Read more

  • May 26, 2017

    Far East: Japan

    MAN Diesel & Turbo Expands Mitsui Pact

    This comprehensive agreement promises a unique product portfolio for these two firms, who are longstanding partners with multiple previous collaborations. They have now agreed to to extend their mutual activities initially to cover sales, production, R&D, and EPC (engineering, procurement, construction).

    PSR Analysis: The collaboration between MAN Diesel, a giant in marine diesel engines, and Mitsui Zosen, the top player in Japan's >Read more

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