How will new U.S. policy priorities and changing global realities shape Japan's economic fortunes? One of the first actions of Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States, was to withdraw from the TPP. Japan, one of the strongest export and import partners of the U.S., is suddenly back to square one.
What is next? A new bilateral agreement? How are Prime Minister Abe and Japan Inc. reacting to this change and the newly presented challenge? As corporate leadership continues to focus on raising productivity and global competitiveness; public policy is dictated by a strong pro-business and pro-entrepreneurship philosophy with Prime Minister Abe on his second legislation period, strongly pursuing his Abenomics.
Learn how demographic destiny is not a negative but a powerful positive force for both domestic demand and innovation; why public debt, central bank action, and the negative savings rate combined will create an unprecedented industrial and corporate change; where your company can profit from Japan's structural upturn; and what forces could disrupt and delay Japan's potential for prosperity.
About the Speaker:
Jesper Koll has been investing in Japan since becoming a resident in 1986. In July 2015, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of WisdomTree Japan. Over the past two decades, Jesper has been consistently ranked as one of the top Japan strategists/economists, having worked as Chief Strategist and Head of Research for major U.S. investment banks J.P. Morgan and Merrill Lynch. His analysis and insights have earned him a position on several Japanese government and corporate advisory committees. In late-2016, Governor Koike appointed Jesper to her Tokyo Financial Center Advisory Board. He is also one of the few non-Japanese members of the Keizai Doyukai, the Japan Association of Corporate Executives. He has written three books in Japanese, Towards a New Japanese Golden Age, The End of Heisei Deflation, and the recently published Japan's Economy - The Envy of the World.
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Jesper Koll is one of the most famous speakers among the ACCJ members, and here are videos from his very popular ACCJ events from 2015 and 2016:
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