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Vol 1 (AAC) No 2

Published 1st December 2007


Tokyo raises its game

Following China's lead, Japan is courting Africa with summits and finance

Tokyo’s diplomats and trade officials are promising an upsurge of activity in Africa in 2008, aiming to boost trade and development. Trade Minister Akira Amari speaks unambiguously about the need for Japan to pursue ‘resource diplomacy’ more aggressively.

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