Bulletin

Prior to the "JETRO Geneva Newsletter", we published the "Bulletin", a similar publication focusing more on Japan and less on Swiss-Japanese relations.

Issue 15, February 2009
Articles: "Japan's current economic situation"; "Ageing society creates problems but also opportunities"; "Agency created to boost number of foreign visitors"; "Japan takes mobile phone usage to the next level" PDF

Issue 14, January 2009
Articles: "Japan's current economic situation"; "Japan aims to increase inflow of foreign capital"; "The relaxing experience of Japanese hot springs"; "Joseph Deiss receives highest award from emperor" PDF

Issue 13, December 2008
Articles: "Japan's current economic situation"; "Japanese carmakers and the future: grim or bright?"; "Historic summit between Japan, China and Korea"; "Improved image increases number of Japanese learners" PDF

Issue 12, November 2008
Articles: "Japan's current economic situation"; "The video game industry unaffected by the crisis"; "Original Shinkansen reaches end of the road"; "Tissue-pack advertising: a unique form of marketing" PDF

Issue 11, October 2008
Articles: "Japan's current economic situation"; "EPA between Switzerland and Japan"; "Yet another new prime minister for Japan"; "Japanese banks take advantage of the crisis" PDF

Issue 10, August 2008
Articles: "Japan's current economic situation"; "Robots in Japan: is there a real future for them?"; "More foreign students to open Japan to the world"; "Japanese banks are looking abroad once again" PDF

Issue 9, July 2008
Articles: "Japan's current economic situation"; "A different approach to African development"; "Towards a loosening of Japan's immigration policy?"; "All spotlights on Japan for the G8 summit" PDF

Issue 8, May 2008
Articles: "Japan's current economic situation"; "Continuous improvement and disaster prevention"; "Japan back on the aviation industry map"; "Globalization and baseball: how it affects Japan" PDF

Issue 7, April 2008
Articles: "Japan's current economic situation"; "The long road to reform in Japan's labor market"; "Japan, ASEAN finish signing FTA"; "The Tsukiji fish market under pressure" PDF

Issue 6, March 2008
Articles: "Japan's current economic situation"; "Honda goes green at the Geneva Motor Show"; "Tokyo to remain the world's largest city for a while"; "Japan gets a taste of the Eighties again" PDF

Issue 5, February 2008
Articles: "Japan's current economic situation"; "What role for Japan's environmental technology?"; "Blu-ray vs. HD DVD: a verdict at last"; "Tornos expands in Asia through alliance with Tsugami" PDF

Issue 4, January 2008
Articles: "Japan's current economic situation"; "A new dawn in Japan-China ties"; "Kevin Rudd's Australia at war against Japanese whaling"; "The new Tokyo store that doesn't sell anything" PDF

Issue 3, December 2007
Articles: "Japan's current economic situation"; "M&A makes its way into Japan"; "Tokyo named world's culinary capital"; "New fingerprinting rule introduced for foreigners" PDF

Issue 2, November 2007
Articles: "Japan's current economic situation"; "The Westernization of the Japanese economy"; "Tokyo Motor Show: the greening car industry on display"; "Nova: the end of a teaching giant?" PDF

Issue 1, October 2007
Articles: "Japan's current economic situation": "Fukuda as a safe successor to disastrous Abe"; "The changing nature of the Japanese language"; "The world of sumo in turmoil" PDF