January 16, 2013

Japan Readies New 'Abe Doctrine'

C. Raja Mohan, Indian Express

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Abe’s emphasis is likely to be on developing strategic economic relations with the region amidst China’s emergence as the largest trading partner for most nations in southeast Asia. As deteriorating relations with Beijing threaten the future of Japan’s massive trade and investment ties to China, Japan has another reason to look at southeast Asia as a major alternative destination for Japanese overseas investment.

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