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 – 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).
  • The Japan Times – France Report 2018

    ‘Japonismes 2018: les âmes en resonance’ (souls in resonance) festival was successfully launched yesterday in Paris (July 12 2018). Cities across France will host events showcasing Japanese culture including ancient ‘Jomon’ pottery, contemporary drama and technology-driven art installations. “‘Les âmes en résonance’ means ‘souls in resonance.’ This comes from the words of Paul Claudel, who was a great writer and served as French Ambassador in Japan in the 1920’s,” explains H.E. Masato Kitera, Ambassador of Japan to France.
  • The Japan Times – Sweden Report 2018

    This year, Japan and Sweden celebrate 150 years of diplomatic relations. During Japan’s Meiji Era, Sweden became one of the first countries to establish ties with Japan and the relationship has continued to flourish, particularly in the areas of business, trade, science, culture and the arts. “I am delighted that both Japan and Sweden continue to benefit from the relationship we have nurtured over the years,” said Jun Yamazaki, Japan’s ambassador to Sweden.
  • The Japan Times – Hong Kong Report 2018

    The Japanese government’s efforts to facilitate cultural exchanges with Hong Kong have resulted in programs offered to students interested in studying and immersing themselves in Japanese society. The Japan Hong Kong Society helps to promote mutual understanding and friendship between Hong Kong and Japan through cultural cooperation.
  • The Japan Times – Philippines Report 2018

    Through strong leadership and the establishment of real economic drivers, the Philippines has transformed itself into a leading Southeast Asian investment destination. Despite impressive economic growth, there are ‘growing pains’ for the country to address and infrastructure acceleration is high on the government’s ten point Socioeconomic Agenda.
  • The Japan Times – Indonesia Report 2018

    Since Japan and Indonesia established bilateral relations in 1958, much has been achieved. Trust, investment and a spirit of partnership have enabled the relationship to grow beyond economic and political ties and encompass friendship and social responsibility. Over the last decade, Japan has become one of Indonesia’s top export destinations.