Japanese corporations promote sake, EV, tenting items at Shanghai expo

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Economy Society November 5, 2022 21:42; updated Nov 5, 2022 21:45 (JST)

Japanese firms are promoting various items including sake, an electric vehicle and camping supplies at the annual China International Import Expo in Shanghai, which opened on Saturday despite the country’s radical “zero-COVID” policy. Though strict anti-virus restrictions prevented some people from attending the event, visitors to a booth run by the government-affiliated Japan External Trade Organization were able to sample sake and distilled shochu spirit that flowed from 50 taps installed there. At the JETRO booth, where around 280 Japanese companies exhibited their products, including food, cosmetics and medicines, …

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