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Securing Japan from Chinese ‘Predatory Economics’
July 17, 2020

Securing Japan from Chinese ‘Predatory Economics’

By Titli Basu
Managing risks and fortifying national security is critical while doing business with China. 

After the Virus: Japan’s Painful Economic Recovery
July 01, 2020

After the Virus: Japan’s Painful Economic Recovery

By Anthony Fensom
Anticipation of an economic windfall in 2020 has fallen flat, but there’s still hope for the post-COVID future.
Japan’s Campaign to Revive Virus-Hit Tourism Sector Postponed Amid Cost Controversy
June 16, 2020

Japan’s Campaign to Revive Virus-Hit Tourism Sector Postponed Amid Cost Controversy

By Thisanka Siripala
A newly devised tourism recovery campaign gets bogged down in a debate over transparency and inflated costs.

Japan’s Challenges Balancing National Security and Economics
June 04, 2020

Japan’s Challenges Balancing National Security and Economics

By Michio Ueda
National security and economic interests are perhaps more tightly bound together than ever before.

Japan Ends Coronavirus State of Emergency, Aims to Gradually Reopen the Economy 
May 27, 2020

Japan Ends Coronavirus State of Emergency, Aims to Gradually Reopen the Economy 

By Thisanka Siripala
The government declares success against the coronavirus and moves to incrementally resume economic activity.

Japan’s Jobless Rate Spikes as Companies Clamor for Assistance
May 02, 2020

Japan’s Jobless Rate Spikes as Companies Clamor for Assistance

By Thisanka Siripala
Confusion, controversy, and red tape have critics warning that government assistance will arrive too late to keep businesses from going under.

Japan Mulling Additional Coronavirus Economic Rescue Measures
March 21, 2020

Japan Mulling Additional Coronavirus Economic Rescue Measures

By Thisanka Siripala
A third leg of incentives are being formulated to ease the economic fallout of the pandemic on Japan’s deteriorating economy.
At G20 Finance Meeting, Japan Sticks to Optimism Despite Viral Outbreak
February 26, 2020

At G20 Finance Meeting, Japan Sticks to Optimism Despite Viral Outbreak

By Mina Pollmann
Japan's finance minister and central bank head both downplayed the economic impact from coronavirus.

What Would It Cost to Cancel the Tokyo Olympics?
February 24, 2020

What Would It Cost to Cancel the Tokyo Olympics?

By Anthony Fensom
 Cancelling the Summer Games over coronavirus fears would not be a fatal economic blow for Japan.

Will Japan’s Economy Buckle Under the Coronavirus Outbreak?
February 13, 2020

Will Japan’s Economy Buckle Under the Coronavirus Outbreak?

By Thisanka Siripala
Japanese companies are bracing for a slowdown in supply chains and sales.

New Year Resolutions for Asia’s Biggest Economies
December 31, 2019

New Year Resolutions for Asia’s Biggest Economies

By Anthony Fensom
How China, Japan, and India should look to keep their economies on track in 2020.
Is Disaster-Prone Japan Facing Economic Derailment?
November 29, 2019

Is Disaster-Prone Japan Facing Economic Derailment?

By Thisanka Siripala
Following Typhoon Hagibis’ trail of destruction, worsening natural disasters are taking a toll on Japan’s economic outlook.

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