Japan urged to adopt British-style economic reform

UK - The British government will today urge Japan to press ahead with privatisation and other structural reforms as the best way to pull the country out of its deepening economic crisis.

Paul Boateng, the financial secretary to the Treasury, will address a seminar in Tokyo to offer the benefits of Britain's experience, "for good and ill", with privatisation and public-private partnerships.

Speaking to the Financial Times before he left for Japan yesterday, Mr Boateng said: "It is important for

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