Digital New Deal as National Strategy Economic Revival Minister Economic Speech January 20 17:48
Minister Nishimura, the Minister for Economic Revitalization, gave an economic speech at the plenary session of the House of Representatives and expressed his intention to develop the `` Digital New Deal '' as a national strategy to promote investment leading to the spread of digital technology and technological innovation, and aim for economic growth. Was.
"In the world, new technologies such as AI, robots, and big data are transforming the economy and society, and governments and companies around the world will use them to enhance their competitiveness." The competition is fierce. "Japan also needs to accelerate investment in these areas in order to increase economic vitality over the medium to long term.
In addition, Minister Nishimura stated that he would pursue economic growth by deploying the “Digital New Deal” as a national strategy to promote investment that will lead to the spread of digital technology and technological innovation.
"The biggest challenge for the Abe Cabinet is reform to" all generations of social security. "Mr. Nishimura said," We will do our best to achieve the reforms and pass on a sustainable social security system to the next generation. We will discuss the issue of social security reform for the final report to be compiled this summer.