Yuqing Xing
Yuqing Xing
Dr Yuqing Xing is a professor of economics and the director of Asian economic policy at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Tokyo

From Japan’s sluggish vaccine roll-out, it is evident that a sense of crisis is lacking. Have the Japanese given serious thought to the possibility that a new wave of coronavirus will arrive with the Olympics?


If an IP holder denies access to the technology by abusing its monopoly, it undermines confidence in the rights protection regime. America’s move will hurt consumers and is a blow to the global value chain.