Quotes: US MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Saudi Oil exports to Japan hit $ 48.2 bn  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Arab News - 09/12/2012

No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!


 


Guests and audience attending the Japanese National Day at the Japanese Consulate in Jeddah last Tuesday.
(MENAFN - Arab News) Japanese Consul-General Jun Yoshida estimated the size of Japanese oil imports from Saudi at 48.2 billion, while Japanese exports to the Kingdom amounted to 8.4 billion in automobile, in addition to electrical machinery.

Yoshida's statement came last Tuesday as Japan celebrated its national celebration ceremony held in Jeddah.

"The history of interaction between Japan and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia goes back to the beginning of the 20th century. Diplomatic relations go as far back as 1955. Since then, the public and private sectors of both countries have nurtured friendly ties. A good relationship between the Japanese imperial family and the Saudi royal family is at the core of the two countries agenda," said Jun Yoshida.

"The Japanese government and national companies have extended opportunities to Saudi citizens to study in Japan. In addition, more than 400 Saudi students are studying in Japan under the King Abdullah Scholarship Program. This figure is not significant when compared to the number studying in the US and Europe, but I sincerely trust that those Saudi male and female students shall serve as a firm bridge connecting Japan and the Kingdom for deeper mutual understanding between the two people."
Consul-General Jun Yoshida said that ministers from both Saudi and Japan have recently exchanged frequent visits for political and economical discussions.

"We have consolidated a bilateral bond through widening the realm of cooperation in fields such as water, renewable energy, industry diversification, vocational training and youth exchange."

"The Kingdom is now pushing forward with the Saudization policy. Vocational education is essential for its success. Japan has been cooperating vocational training in line with Saudi policy," said Jun Yoshida.
Yoshida alluded to the Saudi Japanese Automobile High Institute (SJAHI) located near Jeddah, which have sought the expertise of Japanese workers for the past ten years in training young Saudi men the skills and techniques required for car maintenance.

"The more than 1800 young men who have graduated from SJAHI are highly appreciated within the Saudi labor market," said Consul-General Jun Yoshida.

 






  MENA News Headlines


 






Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country
Marketwatch News
UPI News
Comtex News

IPO News
Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

US Markets Details

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Investment Game
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

My MENAFN
Portfolio Tracker

Voting

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2000 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help