How to Get Japan's Sun To Rise Again

Forbes, Steve
April 2011
Forbes Asia;Apr2011, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p11
In this article the author reflects upon factors that can aid in the economic revival of Japan. He praises the efforts of former head of Japan's Ministry of International Trade & Industry in the 1950s Ishibashi Tanzan who focused on reducing Japan's tax burden to bring the country out of recession and suggests Japan to use its entrepreneurial energies and stress on tax cuts to improve its economic conditions. He also recommends a bilateral free-trade agreement between Japan and the U.S.


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