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Hawaiian Airlines ‘preparing for Japanese market’: CEO

As Japan begins to open its borders to outbound travel after a three-month restriction in response to the Omicron variant, Pacific airlines are gearing up to reap the benefits of increased travel activity to and from originating from the East Asian nation. “We are preparing for the opening of the …

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Saudi Arabia Fertilizer Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.4% during the period 2022-2027

DUBLIN, March 11, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The report “Saudi Arabia Fertilizer Market – Growth Trends, Covid-19, and Forecast (2022-2027)” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The fertilizer market in Saudi Arabia is expected to register a CAGR of 7.4% during the forecast period (2022-2027). The effects of COVID-19 have been severe …

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Everlife Acquires Research Instruments Group and Other Laboratory Suppliers to Strengthen Presence in Strategic Life Sciences and Clinical Diagnostics Segments in Southeast Asia

SINGAPORE, March 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Everlife Holdings Pte Ltd (“Everlife”), a leading market access and distribution company in India and South East Asiaannounced the completion of the acquisition of Research Instruments Group (“RI”), a leading supplier of scientific and laboratory instruments in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. Founded in …

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Health insurance scores ‘surplus’ as Covid-19 slashes other medical costs

Korea’s public health insurance posted a “surplus” of 2.82 trillion won ($2.34 billion) last year. At the start of “Moon Jae-in care” – a policy to expand health insurance coverage – concerns grew about the depletion of health insurance finances. However, the prolonged Covid-19 pandemic over …

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Uttama dangles financial boost for tourism

Former Finance Minister Uttama Savanayana The newly formed Sang Anakhot Thai (Building Thailand’s Future) party on Monday unveiled its Restart Thai Tourism platform with a plan to create a 20 billion baht fund to help the tourism industry get back on its feet. after the Covid-19 pandemic. Party co-founder Uttama …

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Building a better future

Finance Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith addresses the virtual conference “Future of Growth: Thailand Vision 2030” as the keynote speaker to mark the 20th anniversary of “Post Today”. Finance Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith outlined eight areas Thailand needs to work on over the next decade to increase the country’s competitiveness. During a keynote …

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NextPlay Technologies’ Longroot Selected by Ample Health to Lead Security Token Offering

SUNRISE, Fla., Jan. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NewMediaWire — NextPlay Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTP), a digital commerce ecosystem for digital advertisers, consumers, video gamers and travelers, reported that its license long root The Digital Token Offering Platform will serve as financial advisor and underwriter for the Security Token …

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Stellantis plans to take a majority stake in a joint venture with GAC in China

Stellantis Plans to take a majority share in Joint venture with GAC in China Possible change thanks to new regulatory framework allowing additional foreign investments in existing JVs, from January 2022 Stellantis and GAC Group will continue to cooperate to develop the Jeep® Brandit is to success business potential in …

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IMF lowers global economic growth forecast for 2022 to 4.4% on weaker outlook for US and China

(Bloomberg) – Sign up for the New Economy Daily newsletter, follow us @economics and subscribe to our podcast. Bloomberg’s Most Read The International Monetary Fund has cut its global economic growth forecast for 2022 as the Covid-19 pandemic enters its third year, citing weaker prospects for the United States and …

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India and Sri Lanka review progress in providing loans worth $1.5 billion | Latest India News

NEW DELHI: India and Sri Lanka on Saturday reviewed progress in providing loans worth a total of $1.5 billion to the island nation for emergency purchases of food, medicine and supplies. fuel to overcome an economic crisis. The matter featured in a virtual meeting between Foreign Minister S Jaishankar and …

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Artificial intelligence designed to prevent abuse of state welfare

As a new registration cycle is about to begin, the finance ministry plans to use artificial intelligence to ensure that welfare cards issued this year are only granted to low-income people. eligible. The ministry plans to implement new technology to reduce fraud and prevent urgent financial aid money from going …

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HUTCHMED Launches Phase I Study of BTK Inhibitor HMPL-760 in Previously Treated Non-Hodgkin B-Cell Lymphoma Patients in China

– HMPL-760 is the eleventh innovative oncology drug candidate discovered internally by HUTCHMED – – HMPL-760 is HUTCHMED’s fifth candidate in clinical development for hematologic malignancies, including amdizalisib and HMPL-523 which also target the B cell receptor (“BCR”) signaling pathway, as well as tazemetostat and HMPL-306 – HONG KONG and …

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Pandaw draws funds to weather Covid storm

SINGAP0RE, December 20, 2021: Pandaw Expeditions is making a comeback after securing funding to restart cruises in September 2022, overturning an earlier decision to shut down the company. A pioneer of luxury river cruises in Southeast Asia and India, the company announced last November its closure after the Covid-19 pandemic …

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Employees frustrated by inflation

Employees frustrated by inflation – Korea Times Finance 2021-12-17 15:00 Employees frustrated by inflation Bank of England By Lee Kyung-min Inflation is no longer a term used only by researchers to describe the economy, as exemplified by salaried workers clearly experiencing soaring prices of almost all frequently purchased goods and …

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ASEAN Shared Mobility Market 2021 – With AirAsia Ride, BlueSG and BMW among others

DUBLIN, December 14, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – The “ASEAN Shared Mobility Growth Opportunities” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The study assesses the main trends in shared mobility within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), covering Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The main shared …

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Japan pledges record $ 3.4 billion to World Bank for low-income countries

TOKYO, Dec.15 (Reuters) – Japan has pledged $ 3.4 billion as its largest contribution to the World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA) to secure recovery for low-income countries after the COVID-19 pandemic, finance ministry officials said. Tuesday. The pledge came as Japan hosted an online meeting on the 20th IDA …

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Minister of Finance: Thailand’s economy will recover in 2023

Finance Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith said Thailand’s economy is expected to experience a full recovery, not next year, but by 2023. The economy is expected to grow by around 4% next year. , so 2022 would start the economic recovery, but it will take longer for Thailand to definitely bounce back …

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Vietnam, Taiwan cross US Treasury currency thresholds, but no manipulator labels

The United States Department of the Treasury is seen in Washington, DC, the United States, on August 30, 2020. REUTERS / Andrew Kelly / File Photo Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register now December 3 (Reuters) – Vietnam and Taiwan again crossed US Treasury thresholds for …

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SQZ Biotechnologies Announces Acceptance by Roche Accelerator in China | Business and finance

WATERTOWN, Mass .– (BUSINESS WIRE) – December 1, 2021– SQZ Biotechnologies Company (NYSE: SQZ), a cell therapy company developing new treatments for multiple therapeutic areas, today announced that its Chinese initiative has been accepted by the Roche Accelerator. Launched earlier this year, the accelerator is Roche’s first internal accelerator in …

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Thai youth unemployment at new high

Thai youth unemployment at new high Pandemic restrictions hamper the entire labor market, with possible longer-term consequences, says ILO report Job seekers look at a job board at a job fair held last year in Bitec. (Photo: Wichan Charoenkiatpakul) Unemployment among young men and women in Thailand has reached an …

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India reaches out, Bimstec executives could attend Republic Day 2022

Efforts are underway to have the leaders of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multisectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (Bimstec) countries in New Delhi for the Republic Day celebrations next year, learns. we. Besides India, the sub-regional group of seven countries includes Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Nepal and Bhutan. …

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Global Smart Lighting Market Size, Share and Trends Report and Forecast 2021-2028

DUBLIN, November 18, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – The “Global Smart Lighting Market Size, Share and Trend Analysis Report by Component, By Connectivity (Wired, Wireless), By Application (Indoor, Outdoor) , by Region and Segment Forecast, 2021-2028 “the report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global smart lighting market size is expected …

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Global Iron Ore Market Report 2021: Demand For Iron Ore Grows As Global Economy Bounces With COVID-19 Pandemic Declining

DUBLIN, November 16, 2021– (COMMERCIAL THREAD)–The “Iron Ore – Global Market Trajectory and Analysis” report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Global iron ore market to reach 2.7 billion metric tons by 2026 Supported by end-use industries and the positive outlook in developed and developing economies, demand for steel is expected …

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Thai CG for an early FTA with Pakistan – Business & Finance

KARACHI: Thailand’s Acting Consul General Paoyee Waesahmae said the trade balance between Pakistan and Thailand is in favor of Thailand, which can be balanced if the difficulties are effectively addressed by the Pakistani government, especially the delays in the signing of the Pakistan-Thailand Free Trade Agreement. Trade agreement pending for …

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5 key takeaways from the general election in Japan

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida defied expectations and won an important electoral mandate on October 31 in the general elections for the House of Representatives. Although his Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) was bracing for losses that could weaken its control over the 465-seat lower house of the National Diet, the …

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[ED] Corporate Zombies – Korea Times

[ED] Corporate Zombies – Korea Times Opinion 2021-10-31 17:00 [ED] Corporate zombies Government policy failures weigh on SOEsNineteen of the 40 state-owned companies with assets of 2,000 billion won ($ 1.7 billion) or more fell into dangerous financial condition. Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO), Incheon International Airport Corp. (IIAC) and …

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NextPlay Technologies, Inc. Announces Plans to Launch New Category of Tokenized Medical Real Estate in Conjunction with NextPlay Expansion into Medical Tourism

SUNRISE, FL, October 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – via NewMediaWire – NextPlay Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTP) (the “Company” or “NextPlay”), a digital business ecosystem for consumers, digital advertisers, video gamers and travelers, today announced plans to form the MedTrek Fund, which is expected to be a closed-end fund securitized by …

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Chungcheongbuk-do to host 2021 World Online Martial Arts Masterships and 2021 WMC Convention

CHEONGJU, South Korea, October 20, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – The 2021 World Martial Arts Online Masterships (online.mastership.org) and the 2021 World Martial Arts Masterships Committee (WMC) Convention (http://www.wmc-convention.com) will have held for six days starting October 28 at the Online Studio and Grand Plaza Cheongju Hotel in Chungcheongbuk-do. This press …

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Global Antimicrobial Coatings Market Outlook 2021-2026 Report with BASF, Akzo Nobel, The Sherwin-Williams Co, PPG Industries and Lonza

DUBLIN, October 18, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – The report “Global Antimicrobial Coatings Market Outlook to 2026” has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global antimicrobial coatings market is expected to witness a significant growth rate during the forecast period with a CAGR of over 10%. Growing concerns about hygiene and …

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The slide in poverty can be stopped

Covid-19 will be gone as an immediate threat in a few years. However, its effect will last longer. Governments around the world, including Thailand, will face enormous challenges in trying to fund the economic stimulus package that will be needed when countries get back on their feet. The latest United …

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Youth Forum on Primary Finance held in Shanghai

On October 15, 2021, the first New Finance Youth Forum on the theme “New Era · New Finance · New Youth” was held in Shanghai. The discussion set up the opening ceremony and the leader’s speech, the message from the world leader, the distribution function of the new financial plan …

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Global business tax deal moves forward

Irish Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe discusses the global corporation tax deal in an interview with Bloomberg Television in Dublin on Friday. (Photo Bloomberg) A sweeping corporate tax overhaul garnered support from 136 countries, as nations resolved major disputes over a global minimum rate and the end of new digital taxes …

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Asia-Pacific Financial Markets | White & Case LLP

What’s next for Taiwanese banks and businesses? The severe impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global economy continued through 2020 and 2021, and the Asia-Pacific region (APAC) was no exception. Despite the many current challenges, justified optimism and robust business activity exists in the APAC lending markets, particularly in …

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Authorities crack down on fraudulent SMS

BANGKOK: Ministry of Digital Economy and Society, Telecommunications Regulator, and Police are now cracking down on illegal gambling and fraudulent lending websites, as well as their SMS invitations sent to general phone users . The parties concerned are now invited to block the sending of these messages or face sanctions …

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South Korea’s role as a middle power

Lost in the whirlwind of media coverage on Afghanistan last month, brilliant news featuring Afghan families, including dozens of children holding pink or white teddy bears, has rolled out of the international airport in Incheon in South Korea on August 26. They were among 391 Afghans flown from Kabul by …

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.® Seeks To Continue To Give HBCU A Financial Boost With Million Dollar One Day Campaign

Despite progress and national direction, historically black colleges and universities across the country still need public support. CHICAGO, September 17, 2021 / PRNewswire / – For the fourth consecutive year, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® will devote a progressive objective to $ 1 million in 24 hours for their national …

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Regulators define sustainable finance initiatives

Strategic initiatives include the development of a sustainable finance taxonomy, the ESG data environment and sustainable finance products. The Thailand Sustainable Finance Task Force has identified five key strategic initiatives to promote sustainable finance across the financial sector. The working group includes the Office of Tax Policy, BOT (Bank of …

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Overview of the Global Medical Polyoxymethylene Market to 2028

DUBLIN, August 6, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The report “Medical Polyoxymethylene Market Forecast to 2028 – COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis by Application” has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Research and Markets logo The global medical polyoxymethylene market was valued at US $ 61,542.14 thousand in 2019 and should …

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Japanese retailers prepare for spectatorless Olympics

TOKYO – Just two weeks away from the opening ceremony of the Summer Olympics, the host city is preparing to enter its fourth pandemic-related state of emergency. Still reeling from previous restrictions and the ongoing border closures, businesses, including bars, restaurants and department stores, are bracing for yet another blow. …

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Prayut’s government stuck in a self-made trap

People get Covid vaccines on May 30 at CentralWorld. Spiraling infections and jab shortages can lead to political upheaval. VARUTH HIRUNYATHEB Thailand’s multi-layered crises, from persistent viral infections and vaccine shortages to economic damage, are turning into a potential political upheaval. The devastating Covid-19 crisis is worse than Tom Yum …

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Will transformative trends, technology adoption, be key for service providers? Advancement in the region

DUBLIN, June 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The “Growth Opportunities for Integrated Facilities Management in South East Asia” the report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Research and Markets logo The Southeast Asia (SEA) Integrated Facilities Management (IFM) market is in the development lifecycle stage of growth, primarily driven by …

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People-Centered Korean Digital New Deal

The “My Data” initiative, which is part of the Korean Digital New Deal, empowers people to exercise control over personal data and actively manage healthcare, utility, and financial data. Seoul, South Korea, June 24, 2021 / PRNewswire / – the Born2Global Center, part of Korean Ministry of Science and ICT …

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Thailand achieves better competitiveness rate

Traisuree: PM satisfied with the result Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is pleased with the improvement in the country’s competitiveness revealed by the World Competitiveness Center, said deputy government spokesperson Traisuree Taisaranakul. Fitch Ratings, meanwhile, maintained Thailand’s sovereign credit rating at BBB + despite the economic slump caused by the Covid-19 …

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The welding market will reach USD 27.22 billion by 2027; Growing applications in aerospace industry will emerge in favor of market growth, according to Fortune Business Insights ™

List of companies presented on the market: Lincoln Electric (Ohio, United States), KOBE STEEL, LTD (Hyogo, Japan), ESAB (Maryland, United States), ZULFI (Al Zulfi, Saudi Arabia), KISWEL CO., LTD. (Seoul, Korea), CS HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (Gyeongsangbuk-do, Korea), RME MIDDLE EAST (Dubai, UAE), voestalpine BÖHLER Edelstahl GmbH (Linz, Upper Austria), capilla …

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Asean news headlines at 9 p.m. on Sunday June 13

Malaysia: Covid-19: 5,304 new cases bring the total to 657,508 Ismail Sabri: Government studies possibility of relaxing SOPs if Covid-19 cases fall below 4,000 Muhyiddin: KL and Putrajaya set to get collective immunity earlier in August Malaysia expels conspiracy theorist wanted in France for kidnapping ECRL faces new risk linked …

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Meet Grace, the health robot created by COVID-19

By Joyce Zhou HONG KONG, June 9 (Reuters) – The Hong Kong team behind the famous humanoid robot Sophia is launching a new prototype, Grace, aimed at the healthcare market and designed to interact with the elderly and those isolated by the COVID pandemic -19. Dressed in a blue nurse’s …

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FirstFT: Today’s best stories | Financial Time

Hello. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT Asia newsletter. register here to receive the newsletter directly in your inbox every weekday morning The G7 tax deal struck by the world’s leading advanced economies this weekend is the first substantial evidence of relaunched international cooperation since President Joe …

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Broad loan support

The government is ready to take on more debt in its fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, by issuing an executive decree authorizing the finance ministry to borrow an additional 500 billion baht until September of next year to protect health public and revitalize the economy. While new funds are generally …

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Southeast Asian countries step up tax efforts

TOKYO – A wave of efforts to increase corporate tax revenues is sweeping across Southeast Asia as governments rush to fill yawning budget holes created by economic hardship from the COVID-19 pandemic. For example, tax authorities are stepping up the pace of investigations and applying stricter rules to businesses than …

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Ascendis Pharma A / S Announces Expansion of Global Clinical Reach of TransCon ™ PTH with Filing of Clinical Trial Notification for Phase 3 Clinical Trial in Adults with Hypoparathyroidism in Japan

– Marks the next step in bringing the very first potential hormone replacement therapy for hypoparathyroidism to Japan – COPENHAGEN, Denmark, May 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Ascendis Pharma A / S (Nasdaq: ASND), a biopharmaceutical company that uses its innovative TransCon â„¢ technologies to create product candidates that address …

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LEADING THAILAND’S ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION

“BOI’s activities go far beyond providing tax and non-tax incentives to attract investment. With the technological disruption going on and the world very uncertain, Thailand needs to be resilient. One of the goals of the BOI in this regard is to ensure that our incentive policies are used as a …

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Top 5 courses to take in Thailand for 2021

Looking for some great courses to take in Thailand for 2021? Then you have come to the right place! Thailand is one of the world’s most popular tourist and expat destinations, and it’s easy to see why. It is known for its beautiful beaches, sparkling temples, delicious food, and natural …

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SB Finance courts the market with new credit products

SB Finance (SBF), the consumer credit arm of Security Bank, aims to return this year to the type of business volumes it enjoyed before the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the national economy and worldwide in 2020. SBF – which yesterday unveiled its new consumer campaign titled “Dito, Pwede!” – …

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Toyota to Avoid Profits Nightmare Caused by Chip Crisis

Investors are expected to see two scenarios play out among Japanese automakers this week as the country’s largest automakers report financial results. On the one hand, Toyota Motor Corp., which, thanks to its advance supply chain planning, has weathered the pandemic relatively well. On the other hand, everyone, mired in …

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