Shiro Armstrong on arresting the drift in Japanese economic diplomacy

Japan is a member of the G20, the preeminent steering committee for the global economy, but it has been missing in action in that forum as it hankers for the days when it was Asia’s sole representative at the G7/ G8 — a grouping that has outlasted its relevance, given that the global economy is no longer dominated by the rich club of advanced economies.

Characteristic of its role in the G20, Japan’s economic diplomacy has been drifting.

Read Shiro Armstrong's article at the East Asia Forum.



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