People are reflected in mirrors as they walk through a busy shopping district in Tokyo this month. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s plan to end deflation and increase competitiveness is in need of a boost. Photo: Reuters

Why Japan plainly needs an ‘Asia pivot’ in China’s direction

William Pesek says Shinzo Abe’s apparent overture to Xi Jinping over the belt and road plan was the right move, as his Abenomics strategy to revitalise the domestic economy could do with a major boost

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People are reflected in mirrors as they walk through a busy shopping district in Tokyo this month. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s plan to end deflation and increase competitiveness is in need of a boost. Photo: Reuters
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