• Kyodo


The United States should stop bashing Japan and try to solve trade friction and other disputes between the two countries within multilateral talks, U.S. and Japanese academics said in a new book.

“No More Bashing — Building a New Japan-United States Economic Relationship” says the traditional U.S. policy of pressuring Japan to deregulate its economy “is likely to be ineffective, if not counterproductive in the future.”

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