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“We must exert constructive pressure on China”


“We must exert constructive pressure on China”

January 2011

(Part 2 of 2) Conversation with Hitoshi Tanaka, chairman of the Institute for International Strategy and the Japan Research Institute, and former deputy minister of foreign affairs
Japan’s ability to take lead on regional discussions – creating a win-win in agricultural reform – pushback on Postal Bank and pension reform


“We must exert constructive pressure on China”


“We must exert constructive pressure on China”

January 2011

Conversation with Hitoshi Tanaka, chairman of the Institute for International Strategy and the Japan Research Institute, and former deputy minister of foreign affairs
New government and the lack of change – dealing with stagnation and the new Asian economy – reaction to a growing China