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Japan Will Monitor China, New Economic Security Minister Says

  • Takaichi says will keep close eye on nations including China
  • Also says strengthening supply chains is extremely important
Sanae Takaichi
Sanae TakaichiPhotographer: Toru Hanai/Bloomberg

Japan’s new Economic Security Minister Sanae Takaichi pledged to keep a close eye on nations including China to protect Japan from danger.

“We don’t have a specific nation to watch in mind,” Takaichi said in a group interview Monday. “However, we must keep a close eye on countries that could impact our economic security, including China.”