May 24, 2013

Corporate tax breaks floated to aid growth

Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Toshimitsu Motegi on Wednesday proposed measures including corporate tax breaks to exploit new markets in a bid to bolster private investment and escape from chronic deflation, according to government officials. During a meeting of the industrial competitiveness council that ...

May 20, 2013

For a more 'friendly' Japan


A Shiga University professor has some reservations about a government industrial council's proposals to make Japan "the world's most business-friendly environment."