The new cabinet should exercise strong leadership to eliminate a sense of occlusion and anxiety prevalent among the Japanese people and overcome the current economic crisis of unprecedented scale. It is essential that the Japanese economy should be structurally reformed in order to achieve a full recovery driven by domestic demand. This is vital for the stable development of not only the Japanese economy but the Asian and global economies as well. We, in the business community, must also exert our utmost efforts to surmount these economic difficulties.
In accordance with this perspective, we urge that the following key policies should be promptly implemented.