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Japan digital transformation can boost GDP by $735bn: ACCJ

Fujitsu, NTT Data and other large vendors 'should modify business models'

The U.S. business organization highlights Japan's relatively poor performance in digital competitiveness, digital talent and startup ecosystems.

TOKYO -- Japan can add up to 78 trillion yen ($735 billion) to its economy by 2030 through a series of bold moves to accelerate digital transformation, according to a U.S. industry body in Japan.

The recommendations were outlined on Thursday in a white paper jointly produced by the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan and McKinsey and Company Japan, and sponsored by Amazon, Apple, Microsoft and Facebook, among others.

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