Japan may lose strategically important resources for its economy due to sanctions imposed by the country’s authorities against Russia. Nihon Keizai writes about this.
“Japan is in a difficult situation. Resource development is one of the major energy challenges. For Japan, a small country poor in resources, it is important to control this issue,” the material notes.
The author emphasizes that Japan is already facing a crisis in the automotive industry and production cuts due to abandonment of the Russian market, and warns that the country could also face a severe energy crisis if it withdraws from the Sakhalin-2 project for the development and extraction of natural gas. gas on Sakhalin Island.
In September, Japanese Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa said that the country would continue sanctions against Russia, but at the same time would proceed from its national interests.