Trade and Investment from Japan

Accelerating economic globalization continues to expand and deepen Japan’s trade and investment relations with countries in North America, Asia and Europe. Trade, which underpinned Japan’s economic prosperity in the second half of the 20th century, was made possible by advances in multilateral trade liberalization, progress largely due to the work of the General Agreement on …

The Sake – Japan’s famous drink

When it comes to this popular Japanese drink, it is very often described as rice wine. Technically, unlike wine, in which the alcohol content is achieved by fermentation of the sugar naturally present in the grapes, sake is prepared by the processes used in brewing. That is, sake is more of a “rice beer” than …