Founded in 1897, The Japan Times is Japan’s oldest English-language daily newspaper offering unrivaled diversity and independent reporting on Japan.

For 120 years, The Japan Times has served as the world’s window to Japan and has been highly regarded by international influencers and business readers in Japan and across the globe.

Since 2013, The Japan Times has been distributed in partnership with The International New York Times (formerly The International Herald Tribune).

The newspaper is a trusted source of valuable information for the non-Japanese market in Japan and internationally minded Japanese.

A 10-year database of published country reports (2007-2017) which thoroughly discuss Japan’s bilateral trade relations and investments overseas can be viewed by clicking on this link: http://info.japantimes.co.jp/international-reports/wer

These reports were produced by our sister company, World Eye Reports.

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Reports

  • The Japan Times – Austria Report 2019

    In 1869 Austria and Japan concluded the Treaty of Friendship, Commerce and Navigation. One hundred and fifty years later, diplomatic relations between the two continue to flourish. “Austria was one of the first countries to establish diplomatic ties with Japan,” said Karin Kneissl, Austrian minister of Europe, integration and foreign affairs. “This excellent bilateral relationship has grown significantly since then and our countries cooperate in many areas; in particular, trade, science and technology.
  • The Japan Times – Egypt Report 2019

    One-hundred and fifty-five years ago, the second Japanese mission to Europe, the Ikeda Mission, visited Egypt on the way to France. This first contact between Egypt and Japan has developed into a partnership focused on commerce, academia and culture. “Egypt’s population of almost 100 million is at the crossroads of three continents,” explained Japanese Ambassador to Egypt H.E. Masaki Noke. “Strategically positioned between the Middle East, Europe and Africa, the country is an important partner for Japan...
  • The Japan Times – Switzerland Report 2019

    H.E. Jean-François Paroz, Ambassador, Embassy of Switzerland in Japan shares some insight with Synergy Media Specialists on Swiss-Japanese economic relations: In spite of a population of just 8.5 million and a territory about the size of Kyushu, Switzerland may well be called an economic powerhouse. It ranks among the world’s top 20 economies in terms of GDP as well as of merchandise and services trade, and is among the top 10 when it comes to foreign direct investment.
  • The Japan Times – Qatar Report 2018

    This year saw the International Monetary Fund rank Qatar as the world’s richest country based on gross domestic product per capita. According to the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report 2017–2018, Qatar ranks as the 25th most competitive economy in the world and the country is continuing to develop its ties to Japan. In 2008, during the reign of His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Father Amir, the Qatar National Vision (QNV) 2030 was launched to lead Qatar into the future.
  • The Japan Times – UAE Report 2018

    This year marks the 100th anniversary since the birth of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the revered former ruler of the United Arab Emirates. Year of Zayed celebrations are being held in recognition of Sheikh Zayed’s visionary nation-building achievements and strong values based on wisdom, respect, sustainability and human development, which have shaped the UAE and its citizens. Under Sheikh Zayed’s leadership, the UAE, with its diverse, cosmopolitan society, has become an international business and travel hub within the Middle East.
  • The Japan Times – Singapore Report 2018

    As Chair of this year’s 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit, Singapore is forging partnerships and creating a resilient and innovation-driven economic region. “We will continue to focus on an agenda aimed at fostering ASEAN unity and centrality through the theme ‘resilience’ and enhancing regional economic integration through ‘innovation,’” said Chee Wee Kiong, Permanent Secretary, Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “Japan and Singapore have over the years established cooperative ties...
  • The Japan Times – Spain Report 2018

    To mark the 150th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Spain, Synergy Media Specialists (SMS) interviewed Masashi Mizukami, the Japanese Ambassador to Spain. How have you enjoyed your time in Spain so far? What has been your most enjoyable Spanish cultural experience? I am enjoying my time in Spain greatly since arriving and I am very happy to be here. The country’s rich history and the diversity found in Spanish culture are outstanding: the historical influences of...
  • The Japan Times – Poland Report 2018

    Synergy Media Specialists shares key thought leadership insights into Poland’s remarkable development and strong relationship with Japan. “Poland and Japan’s strong historical ties continue to develop and have led to a deeper understanding of one another. Today, approximately 4,500 Polish students are studying Japanese and a growing number of them are taking Japanese-language proficiency tests.” — Counsellor-Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of Japan in Poland Satoru Takahashi.
  • The Japan Times – Hungary Report 2018

    In 2019, Hungary and Japan will be celebrating 150 years of diplomatic relations. We not only cherish our ties going back to 1869, but we are also proud of how deep our cooperation has been over the past centuries. Japan is our strategic partner in the region, with whom we cooperate closely — not only in the fields of culture and the economy, but also in terms of foreign and security policy. We share similar ideas on various issues and we share common values.
  • The Japan Times – New Zealand 2018

    As investment opportunities continue to create strong business ventures and close partnerships, the New Zealand economy is attracting increased global attention. The country’s 4.6 million ‘Kiwis’ have a well-known passion for sports. New Zealand is home to defending World Rugby Cup Champions the ‘All Blacks’ and the country is current holder of the prestigious America’s Cup. This spirit of competition plays an important role in New Zealand society. Comparable to the nations’ sporting achievements, the country’s economy ranks high in gender equality, economic freedom and ‘ease of doing business.’
  • The Japan Times – Taiwan Report 2018

    President Tsai Ing-wen’s administration has placed high priority on transforming Taiwan’s economy. The government aims to drive growth through five major advanced industries — green energy, smart machinery, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, defense and the development of an Asian Silicon Valley. The latter involves the development of solutions driven by the “internet of things” and artificial intelligence, and will support technology start-ups.
  • The Japan Times – Australia Report 2018

    Australia and Japan celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Japan-Australia Commerce Agreement in 2017. The relationship has continued to prosper under the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA) which entered into force in January 2015. The two countries remain firm partners today and enjoy a relationship based on mutual trust, shared values and common interests. Ambassador Sumio Kusaka shared his insights in to the Australia-Japan relationship with Synergy Media Specialists (SMS).