IIST e-Magazine No.0254
April 28, 2016
The Tohoku Recovery Five Years On
Challenges to date and prospects ahead
Tohoku Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
Five years on from the Great East Japan Earthquake, steady progress has been made toward developing infrastructure and rebuilding commerce and townscapes in the affected areas. METI Tohoku will continue to work with the relevant institutions toward the region's further recovery, focusing particularly on the 'soft' aspects of assistance.
Cambodia's Economic Development and
Environmental and Energy Conservation Business Chances
Deputy General Manager
Tepia Corporation Japan
METI-Registered SME Management Consultant
In recent years, the development of a logistical network in Indochina and the advance of neighboring countries have drawn increasing attention to Cambodia. The possibilities for environmental and energy conservation business were surveyed as areas where economic development is expected to foster demand growth.
* Articles are written by METI officials and specialists, economists, journalists, and experts in various fields.
It should be noted, however, that views expressed do not represent the official position of the Japanese government or of IIST.