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Oct. 16, 2023

India’s “Global South” Strategy ― Focusing on Diplomatic Relations with Africa ―

Oct. 3, 2023

EU Accelerates the Transition to Renewable Energy and Looks to Reduce Dependence on China — The Critical Raw Materials Act and the Net Zero Industry Act —

Sep. 19, 2023

Analysis of the Theory That Latin America Is Turning Into “China’s Backyard” and the Outlook for the Future

Sep. 5, 2023

Vietnam's Trade Structure and Challenges for Sustainable Growth

Aug. 15, 2023

Smoldering Financial Uncertainty and the Eurozone Economy — The Risk of Slipping into a Vicious Cycle of Banks’ Reluctance to Lend and Deterioration of the Real Economy —

Jul. 21, 2023

Middle East and North Africa under Pressure to Prepare for CBAM in Two and a Half Years — Efforts in Turkey and Egypt —

Jul. 4, 2023

Current Status and Prospects of Ukraine’s Fight against Corruption — The Key to Progress Is Pressure from the International Community and Domestic Public Opinion —

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) —

May 26, 2023

Post-Brexit Britain at a Turning Point ― Signs of Embryonic Change and the Future Prospects ―

May 11, 2023

China in 2027— Preliminary Study for Considering Business in China Under Xi Jinping’s Long Administration —

Mar. 28, 2023

Rise of Carbon Farming in India ― World’s Largest Agrarian Country Expected to Become the Leading Market for Carbon Farming Credits ―

Mar. 22, 2023

Initiatives to Popularize EVs in India ― Supply of Parts and Battery Materials Is an Issue; Relying on Imports for the Time Being ―

Mar. 22, 2023

US Population Migration Contributes to Revitalization of Peripheral States ― Raising the Ratio of In-Office Workers as the Starting Point for Future Change ―

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 —

Feb. 27, 2023

Protecting Investments via Investment-Related Treaties ― Corporate Responses and Their Limitations ―

Feb. 15, 2023

Information Disclosure and Behavior Changes Required of Companies Regarding Natural Capital ― Shifting the Flow of Funds toward Nature Positive ―

Jan. 17, 2023

The Potential for Inflation Caused by Labor Shortages Due to a Declining Birthrate and Aging Population — The Impact of Persistent High Prices on Corporate Management —


Dec. 14, 2022

Trends in Regional Trading Companies Leading Regional Revitalization – Three Areas of Potential to Watch –

Dec. 12, 2022

India’s Foreign Policy as Seen from a Geopolitical Perspective — “Equidistant Diplomacy” Strategy in a Multipolar Era —

Nov. 4, 2022

The Evolution of the Sustainable Consumption Market toward 2030 — Three Factors Accelerating the Transformation of Consumer Behavior —

Aug. 25, 2022

State of Stay-At-Home Companies in the US — Retention of New Customers Acquired during COVID-19 Pandemic Remains High, but Stock Prices Falling —

Aug. 2, 2022

UAE Charts Its Own Diplomatic Path — A Shift Away from US Patronage to an Emphasis on Balance —

May 30, 2022

Changing China Risks — Perspectives and Attitudes Needed to Evaluate China Risks Properly and View Them with Appropriate Caution —

Apr. 21, 2022

Initiatives and Challenges on India's Transition to Green Hydrogen— Green Hydrogen Can Be the Trump Card in India's Quest for “Energy Independence” —

Apr. 15, 2022

Three National Oil Companies in Latin America with Management Policies That Differ on Decarbonization

Mar. 28, 2022

India Seeking Optimal Solution to “Decouple” from China — Turning to QUAD for Investment and Economic Cooperation —

Mar. 28, 2022

MGSSI Japan Economic Quarterly March 2022

Feb. 25, 2022

Significant Decline in China’s Lending to Low - and Middle - Income Countries — Against the Backdrop of a Changing Economic Environment and a Rise in Problem Loans —

Feb. 10, 2022

Foreign Investment Screening Systems Affecting Companies ― Many Countries Imposing Foreign Investment Restrictions ―


Dec. 23, 2021

MGSSI Japan Economic Quarterly December 2021

Dec. 14, 2021

UAE and Saudi Arabia Lead the Decarbonization of the Middle East ― Accelerating Business Development in the Region ―

Dec. 14, 2021

The EU’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism — CBAM Draws Strong Oppositions, but It Also Pushes Some Non-EU Countries To Take More Climate Action —

Nov. 11, 2021

Trends in China’s Consumer Market and the Implications for Japanese Companies

Nov. 11, 2021

Russia’s Climate Change Measures Entering a Transitional Period — Analysis in Terms of Increase and Decrease —

Oct. 28, 2021

China’s Grain Imports Rapidly Growing – Expectation for the Rise of Innovation Triggered by Soaring Prices –

Oct. 14, 2021

Which Countries Have the Highest Potential for Economic Growth?

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

Resource-Rich Canada Strengthens Its Climate Change Initiatives — A Focus on Implementing Initiatives Specific to the Industry of Each Province —

Aug. 12, 2021

Why Is the Chinese Communist Party Taking Environmental Issues Seriously? — Five Strategic Implications Related to Stable Governance —

Jul. 13, 2021

The European Union Is Set To Launch a Comprehensive Strategy for the Indo-Pacific — A Major Point of Interest Is on Developing the Region as a Promising Market for Green Business Expansion —

Jul. 13, 2021

ESG Activists Exerting Greater Influence on Corporate Management — Pursuing Social Interests for Their Self-Interest —

Jun. 24, 2021

MGSSI Japan Economic Quarterly June 2021

Jun. 15, 2021

The Bipolar Conflict in the Middle East over the Muslim Brotherhood – Why Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Egypt See the Brotherhood as a Threat –

Jun. 15, 2021

Vietnam’s Quest To Become “A Developed Country by 2045”: Challenges of Sustaining Growth and Expectations for Foreign Capital

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 –

May 18, 2021

Changes in the US Housing Market Brought About by the COVID-19 Pandemic — Signs of New Trends in Lifestyles —

Apr. 15, 2021

Accelerating the Use of Renewable Energy in India —Structural Problems in the Power Industry Hamper Efforts to Achieve This Goal—

Apr. 15, 2021

China's Presence in Bilateral Public Financial Flows —A Comparison with the US—

Mar. 26, 2021

MGSSI Japan Economic Quarterly March 2021

Mar. 16, 2021

Beyond Brexit: The Prospect of the UK Economy

Mar. 16, 2021

Deepening Conflict Between Australia and China—A Transition Period to a New Equilibrium Point—

Feb. 18, 2021

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

Feb. 18, 2021

Trends and Challenges in Normalization Policies for Informal Workers in Latin America

Jan. 14, 2021

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


Dec. 22, 2020

MGSSI Japan Economic Quarterly December 2020

Dec. 10, 2020

Germany's National Hydrogen Strategy —Serious Efforts to Realize a Decarbonized Society; Development of Green Hydrogen Supply Infrastructure is the Challenge —

Dec. 10, 2020

How “Horizon Europe” Could Possibly Leverege Your Business —History and Overview of EU Research and Innovation Support Policy—

Dec. 10, 2020

Industrial Trends Toward Post-COVID 19 Era by Market Capitalization

Nov. 10, 2020

Implications of China's Digital Yuan Initiative —Potential Impact and Future Focal Points—

Sep. 29, 2020

MGSSI Japan Economic Quarterly September 2020

Sep. 15, 2020

The Geopolitics of the Indian Ocean Rim —Changes that US-China Conflict Created and Three Factors to Watch—

Aug. 13, 2020

The Future of the Middle East Caught Between US-China and US-Russia Rivalry

Aug. 13, 2020

Supply Chain Transformation Underway in Southeast Asia—Production Shift Due to US-China Conflict and Strengthened Resilience in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic—

Jul. 14, 2020

Trends Surrounding Sanctions Against Russia amid COVID-19 Pandemic

May 21, 2020

Advantages and Challenges in the Chinese Model of Crisis Response —An Insight into China’s Approach to the Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia (COVID-19)—

May 21, 2020

Teleworking from the Perspective of Employees' Mental and Physical Health —Required Innovative HR Policies and Adoption of ICT—

Apr. 14, 2020

Capitalism Under Pressure to Transform Qualitatively –Has the Time Come for a Shift to Stakeholder Capitalism? –

Apr. 14, 2020

ESG Investing Sustainability in Question —Simplified Framework and Broader Participation are Required—

Apr. 14, 2020

The Arctic Environmental Changes and Its Economic Prospects —Political Motives of Respective Countries and Japan's Presence—

Mar. 25, 2020

MGSSI Japan Economic Quarterly March 2020

Mar. 17, 2020

Indian Companies in Africa Leveraging Commerce Systems –Reference Cases of “Make in Africa”–

Mar. 17, 2020

Income Levels in India’s Cities –When Will India Reach China’s levels?–

Feb. 18, 2020

The Populism Surge in the West: The Growing Support for Left-Wing Populism Among Young People and Its Implications for Environmental Policies

Feb. 18, 2020

China’s Consumer Markets for the Elderly growing

Jan. 23, 2020

Whither the “Make in India” Policy for Promoting India's Manufacturing Industry


Dec. 24, 2019

MGSSI Japan Economic Quarterly December 2019

Dec. 12, 2019

How Prime Minister Abiy Envisions “New Ethiopia”: Moving Towards People’s Reconciliation and Sustainable Economic Development

Nov. 21, 2019

European Union Keen on Trans-Caspian Pipeline Developmenet –Improvement of Relations with Russia and Turkey a Key Hurdle–

Oct. 15, 2019

China Exploring Ways to Adjust Belt and Road Initiative —Compromising to Meet International Standards and the Limits of Such Adjustments —

Sep. 24, 2019

MGSSI Japan Economic Quarterly September 2019

Sep. 10, 2019

Will Japanese Agriculture Shift Its Focus to Saving the Environment? — Taking EU's GAP Agricultural Policy as a Model —

Sep. 10, 2019

Which Country can Replace China’s Top Share in US Import?

Jul. 16, 2019

Indonesia's Jokowi to Commence Second Term: Challenges of Becoming a Leading Economy by 2045

Jul. 2, 2019

MGSSI Japan Economic Quarterly July 2019

May 24, 2019

“Plastic-free” Regulations Promoted by the EU and Business Opportunities for Japanese Companies

May 21, 2019

The Stance of Companies Accepting Foreign Workers Under the Revised Immigration Act – Efforts to Integrate Migrants are the Key to Sustainability

May 21, 2019

Perspectives of Leading ASEAN Companies on the Consumer Market(Indonesia & Philippines)

Apr. 25, 2019

MGSSI Japan Economic Quarterly April 2019

Apr. 9, 2019

Creating New Value for Food Products with Geographical Indications (GI)

Apr. 9, 2019

China's Belt and Road Initiative in South Asia – Strengths and Issues of Chinese Economic Cooperation Seen in Bangladesh –

Mar. 25, 2019

Development Potential of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles in China

Mar. 25, 2019

Megacities in Southeast Asia - The Progression of Unipolar Concentration and Expansion into the Suburbs -

Mar. 25, 2019

The Spread of Social Media in the GCC and the Potential for its Utilization in B2C Business

Feb. 18, 2019

China on Verge of Joining Ranks of High-income Countries, while Maintaining Authoritarian Regime  The “Get Rich Together” Dream for 1.4 Billion People: Opportunities and Risks for Foreign Capital

Jan. 11, 2019

MGSSI Japan Economic Quarterly January 2019