The Japan Times – Finland Report 2019

Finland’s history of trade with Japan spans longer than a hundred years ago, when the two countries formally established diplomatic relations. According to H.E. Takashi Murata, Ambassador of Japan to Finland, “The Finnish and Japanese have many similar characteristics and share common values represented by 3 Ps, that is Punctuality, Patience, and Prudence.” “The Finnish life philosophy of Sisu correlates to the Japanese Bushidō, a code for living a life of honor, self-discipline, bravery, and simplicity,” he adds. These shared values and ethics have brought Finland and Japan...
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Finland’s history of trade with Japan spans longer than a hundred years ago, when the two countries formally established diplomatic relations.

According to H.E. Takashi Murata, Ambassador of Japan to Finland, “The Finnish and Japanese have many similar characteristics and share common values represented by 3 P’s, that is Punctuality, Patience, and Prudence.”

“The Finnish life philosophy of Sisu correlates to the Japanese Bushidō, a code for living a life of honor, self-discipline, bravery, and simplicity,” he adds….

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Finland’s history of trade with Japan spans longer than a hundred years ago, when the two countries formally established diplomatic relations.
According to H.E. Takashi Murata, Ambassador of Japan to Finland, “The Finnish and Japanese have many similar characteristics and share common values represented by 3 Ps, that is Punctuality, Patience, and Prudence.” “The Finnish life philosophy of Sisu correlates to the Japanese Bushidō, a code for living a life of honor, self-discipline, bravery, and simplicity,” he adds. These shared values and ethics have brought Finland and Japan…