99 articles in Japan

PPPPOSITIVELY ASIAN Vol 14, Issue 3 (March 2013)

The city of Osaka looks set to break the mould of the Japanese water sector by inviting private partners to participate in its wastewater treatment system.

Osaka warms to the idea of wastewater PPPs Vol 14, Issue 3 (March 2013)

A planned wastewater PPP in Japan’s third-largest city is unprecedented in scale. Will international private operators be sidelined in favour of domestic ambitions?

Kobelco Eco breaks new ground in Vietnam Vol 14, Issue 2 (February 2013)

Japanese companies are making inroads into the Vietnamese water sector through bilaterally negotiated BOT contracts. What are the risks and rewards?

ASIA WATER IN BRIEF Vol 14, Issue 2 (February 2013)

China issued details last month of its 12th five-year plan for the environmental services industry, which covers products and services relating to water and air pollution.


For the initiative undertaken by a water utility which represents the most significant commitment to improving the long-term performance of water services to the public.

Marubeni throws its weight behind Maynilad Vol 14, Issue 1 (January 2013)

The Japanese conglomerate has waited a long time to enter the Philippines water market. How will its new equity stake in Maynilad help the West Zone concessionaire?

JGC looks toward Chinese BOT market Vol 13, Issue 9 (September 2012)

The Japanese investor has become a fixture in the Middle East project investment sphere. Can China take up the slack from the flagging Gulf market?

Tokyo’s water utility lays out capital plans Vol 13, Issue 7 (July 2012)

Norio Ijima, president of TWI, the commercial arm of Tokyo’s water utility, spoke to GWI about his ambitions to expand in Asia.

Itochu casts itself in a new mould Vol 13, Issue 6 (June 2012)

Recent deals in the UK and India have seen the Japanese trading house expand its traditional role in the water market. It is eyeing up to $1 billion of investment in the sector over the next five years.

INFRABUYERS Vol 13, Issue 5 (May 2012)

Japanese trading house Itochu has taken another step into the water market with the £43.5 million purchase of a 20% interest in Bristol Water, a regulated British water company.