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Japan SPOTLIGHT

September/October 2021 Issue

September/October 2021 Issue

White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2021

Contents : September/October 2021 Issue (No. 239)
White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2021
Publisher's Note
Reorganizing Global Supply Chains Central to “Upgrading the Free Trade System”
By Masakazu Toyoda
Cover Lead
White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2021
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Cover Story 1
White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2021 – Summary
By Policy Planning & Research Office, Trade Policy Bureau, Ministry of Economy Trade & Industry (METI)
Cover Story 2
Roundtable with Prof. Fukunari Kimura, Prof. Junko Shimizu & Kayo Matsumoto
Roundtable Discussion on the White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2021: Trade Policy at an Historical Turning Point
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Special Interview 1
Interview with Dr. Takashi Oshio, Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University
Public Health from the Viewpoint of an Economist
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Special Interview 2
Interview with Patrick Wang, English Language Coach
English Capability Vital for Japanese Business Executives to Compete in Age of Globalization
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Special Interview 3
Interview with Basil Scott, co-author of the book Two Pilgrims Meet
Two Pilgrims Meet – the Search for Reconciliation Between China & Japan
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Special Article 1
The Film Industry in Japan & New Zealand
By Barry Natusch
Special Article 2
Publishing: from National Development to International Relations
By Prabhu Guptara
Special Article 3
Is Meritocracy Another Source of Inequality?
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Special Article 4
Jagmohan Chandrani – Father of Little India in Nishi Kasai
By Mukesh Williams
History of Relations of Asian Countries
Hariprabha Takeda’s Diary – an Indian Woman’s Observations of Taisho & Meiji Japan
By Mukesh Williams
Economic Indictors for Japan
Number of Deaths in Japan Declined in 2020
By Nobuo Iizuka
Back Cover
White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2021
Back Cover
White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2021

【Next Issue】 The Japan SPOTLIGHT Nov./Dec. 2021 issue will highlight the outlook for the global economy in 2022 and the issues and challenges in pursuing a stable recovery from the pandemic. It will focus on stage II of the pandemic’s impact on the economy. Our next issue will be published on our website on Nov. 10, 2021.

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