Japan"s expanding U.S. manufacturing presence

1990 update by Susan MacKnight

Publisher: Japan Economic Institute in Washington, DC

Written in English
Published: Pages: 121 Downloads: 280
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  • Corporations, Japanese -- United States.,
  • Investments, Japanese -- United States.,
  • Manufactures -- United States -- Foreign ownership.

Edition Notes

Other titlesJapan"s expanding US manufacturing presence.
StatementSusan MacKnight.
ContributionsJapan Economic Institute of America.
LC ClassificationsHD"2785"M33"1992
The Physical Object
Pagination121 p.
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20968183M
LC Control Number93163593

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The competitiveness setbacks suffered by the U.S. auto industry and the corresponding gains by Japanese manufacturers during the s and s have been extensively studied and documented. 1 One advantage enjoyed by the Japanese auto industry from the early postwar rebuilding period is the asymmetry in market access between Japan and other major autoproducing and auto-consuming.

The U.S.-Japan economic and technological relationship is marked by dynamism and increasingly intense competition and cooperation. Nonetheless, patterns of interaction at the levels of the macroeconomy and individual corporate decisions reflect structural features of the economies and business systems of the two countries that often have deep historical roots.

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Abstract. Devastated by an economic collapse at the end of the 20th century, Japan’s economy entered a decade long period of stagnation.

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