July 24, Wednesday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Emma Howard and Ms. Mariko Kojima

  1. Wednesday marks one year until the start of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, with preparations for the event progressing on schedule.
  2. Members of the World Trade Organization will discuss Japan’s tightening of export restrictions on some high-tech materials to South Korea on Wednesday.
  3. Industry sources say Japan’s Nissan Motor will cut more than 10 thousand jobs globally over the next several years.