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Date : October 15, 2015

Japanese Concern over Impact of Chinese Economic Slowdown

post date : 2015.10.02

resizeok125407FPCJ Press Briefing: Japanese Concern over Impact of Chinese Economic Slowdown

Mr. Hideo Kumano, Executive Chief Economist, Dai Ichi Life Research Institute


After a series of events causing global concern, such as the chemical plant explosion in Tianjin and the worldwide drop in stock prices that started with the Shanghai market in early August, there has been increasing commentary on the Chinese economic slowdown and the effects it will have.On the other hand, there were 3.34 million Chinese tourists to Japan from January to August this year, over twice the number during the same period the previous year, accounting for one quarter of all tourists, and there are hopes their spending will help the Japanese economy. The FPCJ has invited Mr. Hideo Kumano, Chief Economist at the Dai Ichi Life Research Institute, to discuss the impact of the Chinese economy on Japan.


Date: October 15 (Thu), 2015, 14:30-16:00

Place: Foreign Press Center of Japan (6th floor, Nippon Press Center Bldg)

Language: Japanese (with consecutive English interpretation)

*Embassy representatives and FPCJ supporting members may also attend the briefing as observers (admission free).

*No car park is available. Please use a nearby car park if you come by car.


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