Furuya ponders the JFTC’s role in a fast-evolving regulatory landscape

30 November 2022 00:00

Duration: 18:46

Japan’s top antitrust official, Kazuyuki Furuya, has a lot on his plate. The chairman of the Japan Fair Trade Commission is grappling with the role his agency can play as inflation soars and the country’s population declines, amid concerns that large companies may be saddling smaller businesses with rising costs. To mark the publication of MLex’s special report, based on an extended interview with Furuya, our Tokyo correspondents weigh up the issues confronting Japan and the qualities the JFTC chief is bringing to the regulatory table.

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