2001 Opinion Papers

December 1, 2001|Japan
Important Policies Regarding the Business Environment

Hisao Kanamori (Advisor, Japan Center for Economic Research, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Economic Research Institute for Northeast Asia)

December 1, 2001|Russia
The State of Affairs and Problems in the Republic of Yakutia (Sakha), Irkutsk and the Republic of Buryatia

Toshiji Maeda (Director, Khabarovsk Japan Center)

November 1, 2001|Russia
The Competitiveness of Local Companies

Takumi Togashi (Senior Researcher, Information and Planning Division Hokkaido Intellect Tank)

November 1, 2001|China
Not “China Threat Theory” but “Theory of Cooperation between Japan and China”

Li Gang-Zhe (Researcher, The Tokyo Foundation)

November 1, 2001|China
Japan Should Not Formally Impose Safeguards on Agricultural Products

Akio Takahara (Professor, Rikkyo University, College of Law & Politics)

November 1, 2001|Korean Peninsula
The Problem of the DPRK’s Outstanding Debts

Yoshimi Nagase (FormerTrade Representative of the Japan-DPRK Foreign Trade Payment Council)

October 1, 2001|Russia
The Russian Education System

Tadashi Kobayashi (Director, MIRBIS Japan Management Training Center)

September 1, 2001|Russia
The Japanese Belief in Man’s Innate Goodness

Shigeki Hakamada (Professor, Department of International Politics, Economics and Business, Aoyama Gakuin University)

September 1, 2001|China
Structural Change in and the Competition into Japan-China Trade

Takashi Arai (Senior Associate, Economic Research Center, Fujitsu Research Institute)

August 1, 2001|Russia
The Russian Far East as a Business Partner

Toshiji Maeda (Director, Khabarovsk Japan Center)

August 1, 2001|Korean Peninsula
My First Message to the People of the DPRK

Kim Ip-Sam (Senior Adviser, The Federation of Korean Industries (ROK))

June 1, 2001|Russia
What is the Soviet Union?

Koji Hitachi (Professor, Niigata Women's college)

June 1, 2001|Korean Peninsula
The DPRK – Aiming at Economic Exchange with Foreign Countries That Entails “Actual Profit”

Shinobu Sawaike (President, East Asia Trade Research Board)

June 1, 2001|China
Hold “The Northeast Conference” – Discuss about the Tumen River Area Development and the Application of Information Technology; Employing Unique On-Site Inspection –

Atsuyoshi Iwasaki (President, Japan-China Northeast Development Association)

May 25, 2001|Japan
The Economy is Weakening

Hisao Kanamori (Advisor, Japan Center for Economic Research Chairman of the Board of Trustees, ERINA)

May 1, 2001|China
“New Cold War” Thinking Covering Northeast Asia

Lin Shin-quan (Professor, Faculty of Economics, Fukui Prefectural University)

April 1, 2001|Russia
Nonpayment of Paris Club Debt

Kensaku Kumabe (Director General, International Finance Department II, Japan Bank for International Cooperation)

April 1, 2001|China
Where is Japan Heading? Some Thoughts From China

Kenichi Imai (Institute of Developing Economies)

March 1, 2001|China
Observing Chinese Foreign Policy towards the DPRK

Twu Jaw-yann (Professor, Department of Economics, Kokugakuin University)

February 1, 2001|China
Emerging from the Politics of Kim Il Sung and Beginning the Reform and Open Policy in the DPRK – Positive Influences on Economic Cooperation in Northeast Asia –

Lin Shin-quan (Professor, Faculty of Economics, Fukui Prefectural University)

February 1, 2001|Korean Peninsula
The Primary Importance of the DPRK Reshaping its Economy in 2001

Shinobu Sawaike (President, East Asia Trade Research Board)