The confluence of regional geopolitics and disadvantageous demographics has forced Japan’s hand, compelling it to forge alliances abroad to fortify its economic preeminence in the face of an increasingly powerful China. This accessible overview by Asian expert Urs Schoettli explains why Japan – long an insular society – must now look outward to strengthen its small and medium-sized firms. getAbstract suggests this solid primer on regional issues to students of geopolitics and macroeconomics.
In this summary, you will learn
- How demographics are reshaping Japan’s global outlook,
- Why China poses a threat to Japan’s economic supremacy and
- What measures Japanese companies are taking to maintain their commercial strength.
About the Author
Urs Schoettli is a subject matter expert with Geopolitical Intelligence Services.