Japan Inc. Looks Abroad for Demand
September 17, 2014
Japan Inc. Looks Abroad for Demand
The Japanese government and big business are pointing the way toward future growth.
Japan Inc. Looks Abroad for Demand
Asia’s Big Two Economies Misfire
August 14, 2014
Asia’s Big Two Economies Misfire
China surprises with a sharp drop in lending while Japan records a major second quarter GDP contraction.
Asia’s Big Two Economies Misfire
Sovereign Debt: Eroding Japan’s National Security
August 12, 2014
Sovereign Debt: Eroding Japan’s National Security
Japan’s rising public debt has implications that go beyond its economy.
Sovereign Debt: Eroding Japan’s National Security
China Urged to Slow, Japan to Speed Up
August 04, 2014
China Urged to Slow, Japan to Speed Up
The IMF offers contrasting recommendations for Asia’s two largest economies.
China Urged to Slow, Japan to Speed Up
Is a ‘Lost Decade’ Possible for South Korea?
July 29, 2014
Is a ‘Lost Decade’ Possible for South Korea?
The government acknowledges that difficult reforms are necessary to avoid a Japan-sized economic slump.
Is a ‘Lost Decade’ Possible for South Korea?
IMF: Asia slips, Japan gains
July 27, 2014
IMF: Asia slips, Japan gains
The International Monetary Fund downgrades growth for emerging countries in Asia.
IMF: Asia slips, Japan gains
Uber and Classic Asian Mercantilism
July 25, 2014
Uber and Classic Asian Mercantilism
Seoul’s decision to ban a popular app is the latest of many examples of mercantilist policies in Asia.
Uber and Classic Asian Mercantilism
South Korea Considers a Japanese Style Stimulus
July 24, 2014
South Korea Considers a Japanese Style Stimulus
Seoul’s new stimulus package resembles Abenomics, but is it necessary now?
South Korea Considers a Japanese Style Stimulus
Corporate Japan’s Best Chance for Survival: Abroad
July 18, 2014
Corporate Japan’s Best Chance for Survival: Abroad
With dim long-term growth prospects at home, companies innovate overseas.
Corporate Japan’s Best Chance for Survival: Abroad
Abenomics’ Structural Reform Problem
July 11, 2014
Abenomics’ Structural Reform Problem
Abe’s economic policies still provide short-term relief, but are they a long-term solution?
Abenomics’ Structural Reform Problem
Interview: Naoyuki Yoshino
July 10, 2014
Interview: Naoyuki Yoshino
The Diplomat speaks with Dr. Naoyuki Yoshino on the future of Japan and East Asia’s economic growth.
Interview: Naoyuki Yoshino
Japan Banking on Southeast Asian Consumers
July 04, 2014
Japan Banking on Southeast Asian Consumers
The region’s growing consumers represent a new avenue for growth as companies shift investment.
Japan Banking on Southeast Asian Consumers
TPP Meetings Another Chance for Japan to Reform
June 30, 2014
TPP Meetings Another Chance for Japan to Reform
The US and Japan attempt to iron out differences while there is still time for Japan to join and substantially change its economy.
TPP Meetings Another Chance for Japan to Reform
China Slowdown To Hit Asia Hard
June 12, 2014
China Slowdown To Hit Asia Hard
Commodity exporters and emerging economies are exposed to any slowdown in the Chinese economy.
China Slowdown To Hit Asia Hard
Japan’s Corporate Tax Cut May Disappoint
June 09, 2014
Japan’s Corporate Tax Cut May Disappoint
Abe floats some details of his upcoming economic restructuring, with signs the measures may fall short of expectations.
Japan’s Corporate Tax Cut May Disappoint
BOJ Hints at Tapering, Emphasizes Reform
May 27, 2014
BOJ Hints at Tapering, Emphasizes Reform
As signs of inflation emerge, some central bank officials want Abe to follow through with structural reforms.
BOJ Hints at Tapering, Emphasizes Reform
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