Isabel Reynolds

For Isabel Reynolds's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Five years of Abenomics: The good, the bad and the sluggish

/ Dec 27, 2017

Five years of Abenomics: The good, the bad and the sluggish

Five years since Shinzo Abe came to power, the economy is much stronger, but still falls short of the revolution he pledged to deliver. Aggressive monetary policy has beaten back the deflationary malaise of previous decades and the weak yen is boosting exports, corporate profits ...

Kawasaki hamstrung by government stance on military exports

Jun 14, 2017

Kawasaki hamstrung by government stance on military exports

An executive at one of the country's biggest defense companies has bemoaned government barriers to exporting military equipment, as changes to the law have failed to bring the bonus some expected for the domestic industry. Speaking at Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd.'s booth at the MAST ...