Japan’s evolving trade dynamics

Isao Kojima, J.P. Morgan treasury services’ head of trade finance Japan, says that despite the recent earthquake, the country’s trade prospects are positive.

What sort of impact is the current state of the global economy having on Japan How will the events in Japan and North Africa affect the country’s trade

Like the majority of markets around the world, Japan was adversely impacted by the financial crisis, but had been showing encouraging signs of growth. However, the March 11 earthquake and tsunami will have an impact on trade, though the extent is not yet fully understood. From a trade finance perspective, we have seen some indications of disruptions to the supply chain. However, we are optimistic that these will be short-term and will not overly impact long-term growth of the trade finance sector....

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