Abenomics describes the plans of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to revive growth in the world’s third largest economy, which is struggling to find traction under the impact of a strong yen and stubborn deflation. 

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party will be tested on Sunday when half of the 242 seats of the Diet's upper house come up for election. Photo: AP

Japan PM Abe looks to put economy back on track with Deng-style SEZs

Guess what a successful Japanese economy would look like? Probably a lot like China's. Anti-China rhetoric helped Shinzo Abe gain power, yet the prime minister's only chance of putting the Japanese economy back on the rails depends on how well he manages to learn an art that China mastered long ago - special economic zones (SEZs).