2006

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November 2006 Vol. 72

ERINA REPORT Vol. 72 [1.46MB]

  • Becoming a Company That Contributes to the Development of China in the 21st Century (Japanese / English)
    ?Interview with Takashi Asada, Associate Director, Corporate Management Division for China and Northeast Asia, Matsushita Electric Industrial, Co., Ltd.
  • The Evolution of and Prospects for Economic Relations between the ROK and China (English / Japanese)
    Inkoo Lee, Associate Research Fellow, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP)
  • The Economic Construction Environment in the DPRK at the Beginning of the 21st Century (Japanese only)
    Ri Gisong, Section Chief, Institute of Economics, Academy of Social Sciences, DPRK
    The Pacific Pipeline at a Crossroads —Part One: A Project in Disarray (Japanese only)
    Shoichi Itoh, Researcher, Research Division, ERINA
  • Reports on Conferences and Visits
    • Kojima Iryo is Driving Investment in the Tumen River Area (Japanese only)
      Zhigang Da, Visiting Researcher, Research Division, ERINA
    • The Status of State-Owned Companies in the Qiqihar Industrial Corridor: A Visit to the Qiqihar No.2 Machine Tool Factory (Japanese only)
      Zhigang Da, Visiting Researcher, Research Division, ERINA
    • International Conference at Harbin Institute of Technology (Japanese only)
      Susumu Yoshida, Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Director-General, ERINA
    • Mongolia-Japan Business Consultative Meeting (English only)
      Enkhbayar Shagdar, Researcher, Research Division and External Relations Division, ERINA
    • The 4th Sakha Republic International Investment Conference (Japanese only)
      Susumu Yoshida, Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Director-General, ERINA
    • Conference on the Integration of Transport Markets in Northeast Asia (Japanese only)
      Ikuo Mitsuhashi, Senior Fellow, ERINA
  • Analysis of economic trends in Northeast Asia (Japanese only)
  • Notes From Our Visiting Researchers: Let’s Learn From Japan About Building a Conservation-based Society (Japanese only)
  • Book Review
    The Road of the Earth: China From the Perspective of the Former
    Consul-General in Shanghai(Japanese only)
  • ERINA News (Japanese only)

September 2006 Vol. 71

ERINA REPORT Vol. 71 [606kB]

  • “Global Initiatives are Truly Necessary to Prevent Global Warming” (Japanese only)
    Interview with Hiroki Kudo, Senior Economist, Director, Global Environment and Sustainable Development Unit
  • An Evaluation of and Issues Concerning the ROK’s Initiative for Northeast Asia: Towards the Realization of an East Asian Economic Community (Japanese / summary in English)
    Yang-Hee Kim, Research Fellow, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP)
  • An Evaluation of South-North Economic Cooperation Since the South-North Summit and Prospects for the Future (Japanese / summary in English)
    Ihk-pyo Hong, Senior Researcher, Korea Institute for External Economic Policy (KIEP)
  • Reports on Conferences and Visits
    • International Rail Business Forum 1520 Strategic Partnership (Japanese only)
      Hisako Tsuji, Senior Fellow, ERINA
      Paper presented: Problems Concerning the Use of the TSR Route: The East Asian Perspective (English only)
      Hisako Tsuji, Senior Fellow, ERINA
    • 2006 Japan-China Economic Cooperation Conference in Jilin (Japanese only)
      Masayuki Tsukuba, Deputy Director, Economic Relations Division & Associate Senior Researcher, Research Division, ERINA
    • International Academic Symposium on Chinese Foreign Investment and Multinational Companies in the Global Age (Japanese only)
      Masayuki Tsukuba, Deputy Director, Economic Relations Division & Associate Senior Researcher, Research Division, ERINA
    • Shrinking Trade and Growing Economic Disparities Between China and the DPRK (Japanese only)
      Mitsuhiro Mimura, Associate Senior Researcher, Research Division, ERINA
  • Analysis of economic trends in Northeast Asia (Japanese only)
  • Notes From Our Visiting Researchers: Let’s Learn From Japan About Building a Conservation-based Society (Japanese only)
  • Book Review
    Japanese Manufacturing Has the Upper Hand on China: The Path to “Global Quality” That Faces the Wangwang Group and Iwatsuka Confectionery
  • ERINA News (Japanese only)

July 2006 Vol. 70

ERINA REPORT Vol. 70 [3.2MB]

Special Feature: 2006 Japan-Russia Energy Forum in Niigata

  • Chairmen’s Summaries (Japanese / English)
    Susumu Abe, Managing Director, Asian Pipeline Research Society of Japan Vladimir Ivanov, Deputy Director-General, ERINA
  • Keynote Addresses (Japanese only)
    Prospects for Natural Gas in Eastern Russia, Including Gas Processing and Gasification
    Alexei Mastepanov, Advisor to the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors, Gazprom
    Prospects for Future Russo-Japanese Energy Cooperation Based on the Sakhalin Project Experience
    Shigeru Nozaki, Senior Executive Director, Japan Bank for International Cooperation
  • Session 1: Regional Plans and Opportunities for Natural Gas (Japanese only)
  • Session 2: Industrial Applications for Natural Gas (Japanese only)
  • Session 3: Recent Developments in the Pacific Oil Pipeline Project (Japanese only)
  • Related information: Prospects for Electricity Exports from Eastern Russia and Opportunities for Cooperation with Japan (Japanese only)
  • “I Want Japanese Companies to Invest in Mongolia” (Japanese / English)
    Interview with Dr. Prof. Tumuriin Namjim, former Mongolian Minister of State
  • Transport Infrastructure in Far Eastern Russia and the Use Thereof
    Hisako Tsuji, Senior Fellow, ERINA
    Dmitry Sergachev, Researcher, Research Division, ERINA
  • A Consideration of Direct Investment in Japan by Chinese Companies and Initiatives on the Part of Japanese Local Authorities (Japanese only)
    Zhigang Da, Visiting Researcher, Research Division, ERINA; Senior Researcher, Economic Research Institute, Heilongjiang Province Academy of Social Sciences
  • Reports on Conferences and Visits
    • The Tokyo Symposium on the New Northeast Asia (Japanese only)
      Mitsuhiro Mimura, Associate Senior Researcher, Research Division, ERINA
    • Pyongyang Amidst the Yellow Sand (Japanese only)
      Mitsuhiro Mimura, Associate Senior Researcher, Research Division, ERINA
  • Analysis of economic trends in Northeast Asia (Japanese only)
  • Notes From Our Visiting Researchers: If One Could Travel to the DPRK on the Mangyongbong (Japanese only)
  • Book Review
    Research into Northeast Asian Economic Cooperation: The Development Bank Concept
    Development Visions and Regional Cooperation Examination: China’s All-Consuming Economy
  • ERINA News (Japanese only)

May 2006 Vol. 69

ERINA REPORT Vol. 69 [3.2MB]

  • Breaking Free of China’s Rapacious Growth: Who Will Drive Immense Markets? (Japanese only)
    Interview with Caibin Shen, Director, China Center for Economy, Mitsui Global Strategic Studies Institute

Special Feature: China’s Northeastern Development Policy

  • The Collaboration with Neighboring Northeast Asian Countries Aspired to in China’s Northeast Development Strategy (Japanese / summary in English)
    Hisako Tsuji, Senior Economist, Research Division, ERINA
  • The Progress of China’s Northeastern Development Strategy and Prospects for Sino-Japanese Economic Cooperation (Japanese only)
    Shiguo Wu, Group Leader, Industrial Relations Group, Northeastern Development Administration, State Council, China
  • Shiguo Wu, Group Leader, Industrial Relations Group, Northeastern Development Administration, State Council, China
    EXiangping Li, Vice-President, Liaoning Academy of Social Sciences, China
  • Development in Heilongjiang Province and Sino-Japanese Cooperation (Japanese only)
    Kui Song, Head, Northeast Asia Research Institute, Heilongjiang Academy of Social Science
  • The Development of Former Northeastern Industrial Bases in Dalian and the Potential for Sino-Japanese Cooperation (Japanese only)
    Chengbao Diao, Director & Research Fellow, Dalian Center for Regional Cooperation in Northeast Asia
  • The Current Status of Distribution in Northeastern China and Relevant Issues(Japanese only)
    Shingo Narumi, Visiting Researcher, Research Division, ERINA
  • Conference Reports
    • The 10th Plenary Meeting of the Northeast Asia Economic Conference Organizing Committee (Japanese only)
      Masayuki Tsukuba, Associate Senior Researcher, Research Division, ERINA
    • The 8th Tokyo Seminar on the New Northeast Asia (Japanese only)
      Shoichi Itoh, Researcher, Research Division, ERINA
    • The Establishment of Cross-Japan-Sea Shipping Routes Has Entered a New Stage (Japanese only)
      Susumu Yoshida, Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Director-General, ERINA
    • Report on the Forum on Establishing Cross-Japan-Sea Shipping Routes (Japanese only)
      Ikuo Mitsuhashi, Senior Fellow, ERINA
    • Inaugural Meeting of the Northeast Asia Academic Exchange Network (NEASE-Net) (Japanese only)
      Gang-zhe Li, Secretary-General, Northeast Asia Academic Exchange Network
  • Analysis of economic trends in Northeast Asia (Japanese only)
  • Book Review
    The Northern Territories Issue: Neither 4 Nor 0 Nor Even 2
  • ERINA News (Japanese only)

March 2006 Vol. 68

ERINA REPORTVol. 68 [711kB]

  • Niigata Should Aim to Become a Hub for International Cooperation Based on the Hosting of Visitors From Overseas (Japanese only)
    Interview with Teruyuki Tanabe, Director-General, JBIC Institute, Japan Bank for International Cooperation
  • President Putin’s Visit to Japan and Prospects for Russo-Japanese Economic Relations (Japanese only)
    Tadashi Sugimoto, Advisor, Japan-Russia Business Cooperation Committee, Nippon Keidanren
  • Japan’s Agricultural Reform in the Era of an East Asian FTA (Japanese / summary in English)
    Tomoyoshi Nakajima, Associate Senior Researcher, Research Division, ERINA
  • The Transfer of Japanese-Style Management and Production Systems in Russo-Japanese Joint Ventures (Japanese / summary in English)
    Eiko Tomiyama, PhD. in Economics, Visiting Lecturer, Niigata University

Special Feature: Tourism in Northeast Asia

  • The Current Status and Future Prospects of National Parks and Conservation Areas in Northeast Asia (Japanese / summary in English)
    Mitsuo Usuki, Professor of Tourism, Faculty of Regional Development Studies, Toyo University
  • The Current Status of Tourism in Northeastern China and Related Issues (Japanese / summary in English)
    Chun Xiang Liang, Professor of International Tourism, Faculty of Regional Development Studies, Toyo University
  • Reforms of China’s State-Owned Hotels and Related Issues (Japanese / summary in English)
    Yoshihiko Iijima, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Regional Development Studies, Toyo University
  • Tourism Initiatives in the ROK (Japanese only)
    Hideki Furuya, Assistant Professor, Department of International Tourism, Faculty of Regional Development Studies, Toyo University
    Hirofumi Inoue, Professor, Department of International Tourism, Faculty of Regional Development Studies, Toyo University
  • The Status of Tourism in Mongolia and Related Government Initiatives (Japanese only)
    Hirohide Konami, Professor, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Tokyo Jogakkan College
    Hideki Furuya, Assistant Professor, Department of International Tourism, Faculty of Regional Development Studies, Toyo University
  • Conference Reports
    • The 7th Tokyo Seminar on the New Northeast Asia (Japanese only)
      Regional Development Policy and Northeast Asia in China’s State Development Strategy
      Toshihiko Nakamura, Director, PR & Planning Office, ERINA
    • 14th Annual Meeting of the of the International Coordinating Council on Trans-Siberian Transportation (27th – 28thOctober 2005, Seoul) (Japanese only)
      Hisako Tsuji Senior Economist, Research Division, ERINA
    • A Visit to the Kaesong Industrial Zone (Japanese only)
      Mitsuhiro Mimura, Researcher, Research Division, ERINA
    • A Visit to Rajin Port in the DPRK (Japanese only)
      Shingo Narumi, Visiting Researcher, Research Division, ERINA
  • Analysis of economic trends in Northeast Asia (Japanese only)
  • Research Division: International Activities, Conferences and Workshops October – December 2005 (English only)
  • Book Review
    A Visit to the Kaesong Industrial Zone (Japanese only)
  • ERINA News (Japanese only)

January 2006 Vol. 67

ERINA REPORT Vol. 67 [1.16MB]

  • “The Trans-Korean Railway Could be Further Extended to the ‘Iron Silk Road'” (English / Japanese)
    Interview with Dr. Yeon-hye Choi, Vice-President of the Korea Railroad Corporation (KORAIL)
  • Russia’s Energy Politics: Focusing on New Markets in Asia (Japanese / summary in English)
    Vladimir I. Ivanov, Director, Research Division, ERINA
  • Innovations and Science in Siberia From the Perspective of Global Management (Japanese / Summary in English)
    Eiko Tomiyama, Ph.D. in Economics, Visiting Lecturer, Niigata University & Keiwa College
  • Conference Reports
    • Visit to Far Eastern Russia and Heilongjiang Province by the Northeast Asian Port Survey Mission (Japanese only)
      Masayuki Tsukuba, Associate Senior Researcher, Research Division, ERINA
    • The DPRK Economy Begins to Recover (Japanese only)
      Mitsuhiro Mimura, Researcher, Research Division, ERINA
    • The Greater Tumen River Area and Northeast Asia Investment Forum (Japanese only)
      Shingo Narumi, Visiting Researcher, Research Division, ERINA
    • The Liaoning Province Tourism Forum (Japanese only)
      Ikuo Mitsuhashi, Senior Fellow, ERINA
    • The First Far Eastern Russia International Economic Conference (Japanese only)
      Hirofumi Arai, Director, General Affairs Department, ERINA
    • The Japan-ROK CDM Workshop (Japanese only)
      Shoichi Itoh, Researcher, Research Division, ERINA
    • The ESCAP Conference on Promoting Container Transport in the Trans-Asian Railway Northern Corridor (Japanese only)
      Hisako Tsuji, Senior Economist, Research Division, ERINA
    • Pacific Energy Forum-2005
      Enkhbayar Shagdar, Researcher, Research Division, ERINA
  • Analysis of economic trends in Northeast Asia (Japanese only)
  • Research Division: International Activities, Conferences and Workshops August – October 2005 (English only)
  • Book Review
    The Dilemma of the Chinese Economy: The Path to Capitalism
    The Chinese Torrent: The Prospects for 1.3 Billion (Japanese only)
  • ERINA News (Japanese only)

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