The article focuses upon Japan’s position towards ASEAN role as the driving force of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) initiative. Defining the key reasons behind ASEAN motivation to strengthen this position, the authors explores the extent of complementarity of Japan’s and ASEAN priorities towards ASEAN centrality in RCEP as potentially one of the most promising initiatives of Asia-Pacific economic regionalism.
The book gives in-depth analysis of historical background and the current economic relations between Russia and Japan.
The main article issue is the reasons for sustainability of Japanese economic model and for one of the highest growth rates in the world. Presented in scientific literature versions and own conclusions are analyzed. Government intervention in private sector as a feature of Japanese economic model is discussed.