Mitsui & Co. Global Strategic Studies Institute

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Jul. 10, 2024

Business Opportunities in Conservation and Restoration for Freshwater Sustainability — From Elemental Technologies to the Creation of New Businesses across Industry Boundaries —

Jun. 24, 2024

What Is Logistics and Marketing Integration? ― The Direction That the Sustainable Distribution Industry Should Lead to ―

May 21, 2024

Impact of Technological Advancements and Social Change on Intellectual Property Rights — Need for a Comprehensive Perspective That Strikes a Good Balance between Law and Emotion—

May 21, 2024

Outlook on Automotive Electrification in Southeast Asia — The Need to Prepare for Escalating EV Supply —

Apr. 23, 2024

“Age Tech” in an Aging Society — Initiatives for Economic Independence of the Elderly —

Apr. 1, 2024

Scheme for Utilizing Investment-Related Treaties — The Perspective of Investment via a Third Country —

Mar. 27, 2024

Reaffirming the Significance of Connecting in Solving Social Issues — Collective Impact and Boundary Spanners —

Mar. 18, 2024

Technologies to Watch in 2024 : Scale-Up of Microwave Reactors and Intellectual Property Report

Jan. 31, 2024

Shortage of Labor in the Retail Industry and Initiatives for Improvement — Retailers Striving to Attract More Job Seekers through Introduction of Labor-Efficient Measures and Enhanced Job Appeal —


Dec. 5, 2023

Japan’s “Deep Inbound Tourism” to Relaunch ― The Trend of “Local + Luxury” ―

Sep. 5, 2023

Creating a Consumer Market for Nature-Positive Foods — Comprehensive Food Design Is Essential —

Aug. 30, 2023

Impact of Japan’s Aging Population in 2030 — Focusing on the Effect on the Social Security System and Local Economies —

Aug. 24, 2023

Reevaluation of Nuclear Power Begins around the World — Prospects for New Nuclear Reactors under Development —

Jul. 11, 2023

Creation and Development of Human Resources in the Era of AI — Implications for Japan from Domestic and International Examples —

Jun. 29, 2023

Can Japan’s Deteriorating Financial Situation Be Improved? ―Reflecting on the Debate Sparked by the Opinion Piece in the Bungei Shunju by Then-Administrative Vice Finance Minister Koji Yano (2021) —

Jun. 16, 2023

The 2024 Problem in Logistics ― Efforts to Avoid a Logistics Crisis ―

Feb. 27, 2023

Japan’s Acceptance of Ukrainian Refugees and Migrant Integration — The Challenges and Potential Solutions, as Seen in the Indicators and Past Examples —

Jan. 18, 2023

Carbon-Neutral Industrial Complexes Advancing in Europe — Dutch and Belgian Case Studies Suggest Potential for Development in Japan —

Jan. 10, 2023

Wholesale Industry Trends to Enhance Its Significance by Providing New Value ― Efforts to Break Free From Low Profit Structure ―


Dec. 23, 2021

MGSSI Japan Economic Quarterly December 2021

Oct. 14, 2021

Ten Years Since the Introduction of PPP Concessions in Japan and the Outlook for the Future — Number of Participating Companies Expected to Increase with an Expansion in Market Entry Opportunities —

Sep. 29, 2021

MGSSI Japan Economic Quarterly September 2021

Sep. 14, 2021

A New Ecosystem for the Manufacturing Industry Presented by the Circular Economy — LCA Is a Key to Its Formation —

Sep. 14, 2021

A Comparison of the Japanese and Korean Beauty Industries — Toward Strengthening Japan’s Industrial Competitiveness in the Consumer Domain —

Jul. 13, 2021

Commercialization of Floating Offshore Wind Power Speeds up in Europe – Expectations Are Also High in Japan, Which Aspires To Deploy up to 45 GW of Offshore Wind Power by 2040 –

Jun. 24, 2021

MGSSI Japan Economic Quarterly June 2021

Jun. 15, 2021

Initiative Toward Bolstering Electric Power System Resilience — Stepping up Distribution Voltage from 100V to 230V in Japan —

May 18, 2021

Japan’s Corporate Social Responsibilities Carried out Through Culture and the Arts – The Potential Unlocked by Providing Social Inclusion Functions –

Apr. 15, 2021

Increasing Intellectual Property Risks Accompanying Open Innovation and Measures Required for Businesses —Case Study of the “Self-Checkout Lawsuit”—

Mar. 26, 2021

MGSSI Japan Economic Quarterly March 2021

Feb. 18, 2021

Evolving Debate on Stakeholder Capitalism —Developments in Europe and America Attracting Attention—

Jan. 14, 2021

The Impact of China’s Industrial Subsidies on Companies and the Response of Japan, the United States, and the European Union