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JFTC to ramp up efforts to help smaller companies raise wages to transform economy, competition chief says

By Sachiko Sakamaki and Toko Sekiguchi
  • 09 Jul 2024 08:04
  • 09 Jul 2024 08:04
As top Japanese companies such as Nissan Motor and a subsidiary of Toyota Motor have become subject to enforcement action against exploitation of their subcontractors, the Japan Fair Trade Commission will continue its efforts to help smaller suppliers to pass on their increased costs, including wages, the head of the JFTC

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Sachiko Sakamaki

Senior Correspondent, Tokyo


Sachiko covers antitrust, mergers and acquisitions, privacy and data security, as well as patent disputes related to connected cars. She has an undergraduate degree from Waseda University in Tokyo and a master's degree in communications from United States International (now Alliant International) University in California. She previously worked as a journalist for Time magazine, the Far Eastern Economic Review, Bloomberg News, and the Washington Post in Japan.

Toko Sekiguchi

Senior Correspondent, Tokyo


Toko is a senior correspondent in Tokyo covering antitrust, anti-bribery & corruption, financial services and regulatory issues in Japan. Before joining MLex, she has worked as a journalist for The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones News, Bloomberg News and Time Magazine.

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