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Abenomics & Regulatory Reform in Japan

Abenomics & Regulatory Reform in Japan

Will companies soon hold & promote functional claims?  

Reeling from two lost economic decades and the devastating earthquake and tsunami of 2011, who would fault Japan and its citizens from losing some faith in their economy and politicians? Enter “Abenomics”—when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was appointed for his second term in December 2012, he instituted a program mix of inflationary measures, government spending and growth stimulation designed to re-energize the Japanese economy.

Functional claims for foods

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