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Japan’s Kishida Seeks Fresh Growth Via ‘New Capitalism’ Plan

  • Premier’s signature economic policy aims to reduce disparities
  • Controversial subjects appeared to be shelved for now
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Japan's Prime Minister Kishida Seeks Fresh Growth Via ‘New Capitalism’
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Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said the country needed to focus on new areas of growth as a panel laid out proposals for his “new form of capitalism” aimed at reducing social disparities and driving the economy. 

“We’ve put together a grand design for a new capitalism,” Kishida said at a meeting of the panel on Tuesday. “We’ll seek new growth, using the problems we face as a source of energy.”