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Asia Pacific Economics

‘Suganomics’: What can we expect?

Japan’s new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, who took up office on 16th September, faces the challenge of revitalizing an economy still reeling from the effects of COVID-19. There are indications that Suga will continue many elements of his predecessor Shinzo Abe’s ‘Abenomics’ policy. Nevertheless, his economic policies are likely to diverge from Abe’s in a few key areas, owing to the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic and Suga’s tenure as Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications.

Asia Pacific Insights

Nuclear energy challenges in Japan

Japan has adopted a peaceful approach towards nuclear technology, limiting it to the use of supplying electricity. This is now creating challenges.

Europe Finance

ECB’s stimulus package may not revive economic activity

The European Central Bank has increased its stimulus package, but this may not be enough to increase growth and bring inflation back under control. ECB stimulus initiatives “The ECB is ready

Asia Pacific Politics Security

Is Japan’s new military law really a radical policy shift?

In the wake of continued conflict over islands in the South China Sea and the need to better protect their interests abroad, the Japanese government has passed a law that