The history of ARITA began in 1616, when the Korean potter, Ri Sanpei, discovered kaolin at Mt. Izumiyama in Arita Area and made porcelain for the first time in Japan. Arita is the oldest porcelain style that currently exists in Japan, and is designated as a Traditional Crafts by the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, since 1977.
Quantitative Easing (QE) is an unconventional monetary policy used by governments to help stimulate the economy, usually when traditional methods don't seems to be enough, such as during deep recessions. But its unconventional nature means it has both foes and fans. What exactly is this technique, and why is it so controversial? Read on to find out.