Days of population bonus are over. Without privatisation, liberalisation and distributive reforms, and those coming soon, China will be in trouble. Today Japan wants to focus on the improvement in Sino-Japanese relations and on protecting a rule-based order - said prof. Akio Takahara during the expert debate organised by the CIR and the Center for Europe of Warsaw University.

The special guest of the event - prof. Akio Takahara is an expert on Chinese foreign policy. He lectures at the University of Tokyo. Earlier he was a professor at the Harvard University (2005-06) and Peking University (2014-15). He worked at the Consulate-General of Japan in Hong Kong as well as in the Japanese Embassy in Beijing. He was also a member of the Japan-China Friendship Committee. The moderator of the event was dr Małgorzata Bonikowska. 

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