Business Jan 10, 2015

Brainstorming to begin on new fiscal reform plan

The government will start working on a new fiscal rehabilitation plan this month after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gutted the previous one by pausing the doubling of the consumption tax last year, sources close to the matter said. The plan will again put emphasis on ...

Editorials Feb 26, 2014

Japan's new economic realities

Japan's current account surplus in 2013 is at its lowest since the mid-1980s, thanks to soaring trade deficits the past three years. Efforts to revamp the nation's growth strategy face a new trade structure.