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Demand for Natural Leather Rising in Japan

Lately, global demand for natural leather has been growing faster than supply. A key driver is increasing demand in China for natural leather, as a result of the Chinese economy’s growth. In this context, makers of custom-made shoes (“bespoke shoes”) using natural leather are becoming more numerous in Japan. While the number of shoe craftsmen in Europe is decreasing, the number of young people in Japan who take up shoe craftsmanship is increasing. Read More

2016-03-01T00:00:00-06:00March 1, 2016|

Wind Power Capacity Picks Up Speed in Japan

Why this is important to Wisconsin businesses: Opportunities for Wisconsin companies to sell products and technologies related to wind power As the government moves to rectify the current overemphasis on solar power, wind power seems poised to become a new pillar for leveraging renewable energy toward achieving the goals set out in the Paris Agreement, an

2016-02-01T00:00:00-06:00February 1, 2016|
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