With Japan's national debt already at around 200 per cent of GDP, the country faces some tough decisions in financing the reconstruction of its north-east coast. Takatoshi Ito, professor of economics at University of Tokyo, tells the FT's John Thornhill that capital raised from the sale of government bonds, private sector assets, and increased taxes will be the answer.
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