Japan needs China’s business and pacified US-China relations



Michael Ivanovitch | CNBC

There are few, if any, world leaders that could match the clarity of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s China strategy. Having led the Liberal Democratic Party to a resounding election victory, Abe declared in December 2012 that “China is an indispensable country for the Japanese economy to keep growing. We need to use some wisdom so that political problems will not develop and affect economic issues.” That was very clear, but the implementation of that strategy sounded like squaring a circle. Read more here