HC Picks 277

August 12, 2020
by Akane Hashimoto

Period : August 4, 2020 – August 10, 2020

Category : [Business][Economy]

-Policies and business activities related to Japan investment opportunities-

● Japan’s battery start-ups take the world beyond lithium ion

 > “This is a fascinate new area that can massively benefit the world.”

● Japanese technology helps Africa fight virus

 > “Let’s be more helpful.”


● Mergers, nonbank investors key to survival for battered regional banks in Japan

● Japan Short of Rescue Plans for Regional Lenders Hit by Pandemic

 > “While financing regional businesses, it is essential for banks to draw pictures on regional post-COVID business structures, including mergers and consolidations, to support growth.”


● Abe Says Japan Must Avoid Declaring Emergency to Help Economy

● Japan’s summer holiday begins quietly amid requests to avoid trips

 > “This is how Tokyo summer week looks like.”