HC Picks 392

December 27, 2023

Period : December 18, 2023 – December 25, 2023

Category :[Policy (BOJ)] [Business] [Economy] [Other]

-Policies and business activities related to Japan investment opportunities-

● Japan to press for greater transparency at domestic VC firms

● Japan’s Elusive Goal of “Savings to Investments”

 > “Kishida administration is trying to encourage domestic VC investments as part of the savings to investments policy.”


#Policy (BOJ)

● Japan’s Nippon Steel to acquire U.S. Steel for $14.9 billion

● US Steel to be acquired by Japan’s Nippon Steel for nearly $15 billion, companies announce

 > “Another big activity. Corporate Japan are actively looking to expand businesses. Shall see more to come.”


● JERA, NYK Line and Resonac launch joint study on supplying fuel ammonia to ships

 > “Move towards green environment.”

● Japan’s MUFG to Buy Australia’s Link in $744 Million Deal

 > “Wish to expect integration of high quality administration services.”


● Visitors to Japan in January-November period pass 20 million

 > “Diverse experiences are waiting for you. Might save cost if you stay at local hotels. Clean and safe!”


● How to visit Japan’s shrines and temples—with respect

 > “Please take a look.”

● Temples, meditation and contemplation: staying with monks on Japan’s holy Koyasan

 > “This is my next destination on year end. Excited about new experiences.”