This week Shinzo Abe fired off “three new arrows” for Abenomics, his plan to revive Japan’s economy. His domestic audience will welcome talk of economic growth, social security and financial support for families. But his existing programme of structural reform has so far disappointed http://econ.st/1MvZNMD
Japan's prime minister has vowed to expand his country’s output by 22 per cent - from Y491tn to Y600tn - and said his programme of reforms was entering a second stage. Shinzo Abe, though, did not set a timeframe for hitting his new target.
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