• SHARE

For Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, boosting economic security is one of the top items on his agenda, with the U.S.-China trade conflict as well as the coronavirus pandemic disrupting the global supply chains on which Japanese businesses rely.

“I will take measures to ensure we have the strategic technology and supplies, prevent technologies from flowing out of the country and create a self-sustaining economy,” Kishida said in a news conference Monday.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)