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Japan: Demographic Decline Tops Kishida’s Agenda as Tax Tussles Continue

Demographic decline is the most fundamental issue affecting Japan’s future, and Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s decision to put children and child-rearing policies at the top of his domestic agenda for 2023 makes sense politically. The issue evokes existential worries about the nation's future among voters, and being seen to take…

January 24, 2023
By James Brady