Author: Editorial Board, ANU

Japan’s Fast Retailing CEO Tadashi Yanai, who runs the Uniqlo clothing chain, declared that his company wouldn’t be choosing between the United States and China in an interview with financial daily Nikkei Asia last week. ‘Japan can’t survive without being an open country’, Yanai said. Japanese companies caught between the United States and China ‘need to acknowledge that Japan has nothing. Japan has no choice but to make money in markets across the world’. Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida speaks to reporters at the premier’s office in Tokyo on 2 December 2021 (Photo: Kyodo via Reuters). […]

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