• SHARE

When the American economy sneezes, Japan’s catches a cold. This old adage has always been a good guide to Japan’s economic fortunes. So now that an increasing number of U.S. forecasters are openly worrying about a U.S. recession coming soon, how afraid does Japan have to be?

Not very much, because structural change in Japan has been real and the nation has significantly decoupled from U.S. economic dependence.

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)