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Allied Burdensharing in Transition: Status and Implications for the United States
This report describes recent changes in U.S. burdensharing relationships with NATO, Japan and South Korea and, in the process, identifies some implications for U.S. foreign policy.
Alternative Sources of Wood for Japan
Japan is one of the world's largest wood importers, with two-thirds of its imports as logs (unprocessed timber). Southeast Asia has been the largest log supplier, but supplies (and exports to Japan) have been declining. The United States has become a more important supplier, but concerns about declining domestic timber supplies have led to proposals to prohibit or to tax log exports. Opponents suggest that Japan would simply turn to other sources to replace U.S. logs. One question in this debate is where the alternative sources of logs or wood products might be.
APEC and Free Trade in the Asia Pacific
This report discusses the summit held by President Bill Clinton and other leaders of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) on November 19, 1995. The report discusses the primary reason for the summit, an Action Agenda intended to lead to free and open trade and investment among its members. The report also discusses how APEC countries were divided on certain issues going into this summit.
APEC - Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation: Free Trade and Other Issues
As a result of an initiative by Australia in 1989, the United States joined with eleven other Asia/Pacific nations in creating APEC, the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation organization. This report discusses the annual Ministerial Meeting of APEC in Seattle, held from November 17 - 19, 1993.
Commercial Relations with Russia: Prospects for a Common United States-Japanese Policy
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Congress and Trade Policy Toward Japan
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Defense Burdensharing: Is Japan's Host Nation Support a Model for Other Allies?
This report reviews data that the Administration has provided to Congress on the costs of U.S. forces based abroad and on the value of host nation support contributions. It analyzes the data in order to assess potential defense budget savings from measures now under congressional consideration. The report concludes that, because of shortcomings in the data, estimates of savings in the U.S. defense budget from increased host nation contributions are often overstated. Some commonly accepted assertions frequently cited in the congressional burdensharing debate, therefore, are of doubtful validity.
The Federal Reserve's Arrangement for Emergency Loans to Japanese Banks
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Financial Services Trade with Japan
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Japan and an East Asian Trading Bloc
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Japan and NAFTA
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Japan: Resale Price Maintenance
Resale price maintenance occurs when manufacturers control the prices charged by wholesalers or retailers of their products. In Japan, such activities are prohibited, although certain exemptions are allowed. The U.S. concern over the practice is that it could allow Japanese firms to generate a secure profit base in their home market in order to finance aggressive price competition abroad.
Japan-Taiwan Economic Relations: Implications for the U.S.
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Japan-U.S. 1995 Automotive Dispute: Impact of 100 Percent Tariffs on Automobile Dealers by State
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Japan-U.S. Automobile and Parts Trade Dispute
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Japan-U.S. Automotive Framework Talks
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Japan-U.S. Economic Relations: Selected References
This report contains a list of readings focuses on the current state of the U.S. economic relationship with Japan. A general, introductory section is followed by citations discussing specific Japanese business practices and trade policies which have an impact on the relationship. The bibliography also describes trade trends in specific sectors (including commentaries on the semiconductor agreement) and concludes with a section on policy options.
Japan-U.S. Economic Relations: Selected References
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Japan-U.S. Global Partnership: Implications of the Postponement of the President's November 1991 Trip to Japan
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Japan-U.S. Relations in a Post-Cold War Environment: Emerging Trends and Issues for U.S. Policy
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Japan-U.S. Relations: Issues for Congress in the 1990s
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Japan-U.S. Relations: Issues for Congress in the 1990s
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Japan-U.S. Relations: Issues for Congress in the 1990s
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Japan-U.S. Relations: Issues for Congress in the 1990s
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Japan-U.S. Relations: Issues for Congress in the 1990s
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Japan-U.S. Relations: Policy Issues for the Clinton Administration and the 103rd Congress
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Japan-U.S. Relations: U.S. Officials' Attitudes on the Eve of the Clinton Administration
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Japan-U.S. Trade: A Chronology of Major Events, 1980-1990
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Japan-U.S. Trade and Economic Relations: Bibliography-In-Brief, 1990-1991
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Japan-U.S. Trade Negotiations Under the Framework: Status and Alternative Approaches
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Japan-U.S. Trade Negotiations: Will the Deadlock Be Broken?
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Japan-U.S. Trade: Results of Trade Negotiations
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Japan-U.S. Trade: Results of Trade Negotiations - An Issue Overview
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Japan-U.S. Trade: The Construction Services Issue
This report discusses the issues of the U.S.-Japanese trade relations of the Reagan and Bush Administrations, and the Clinton Administration.
Japan-U.S. Trade: The Structural Impediments Initiative
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Japan-U.S. Trade U.S. Exports of Negotiated Products, 1985-1990
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The Japan-United States Framework for Trade Negotiations
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Japanese and U.S. Economic Involvement in Asia and the Pacific: Comparative Data and Analysis
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Japanese and U.S. Industrial Associations: Their Roles in High-Technology Policymaking
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Japanese Companies and Technology: Lessons to Learn?
American companies are facing increased competitive pressures from foreign firms. Many observers feel that U.S. firms lag behind their foreign competitors in the development, application, and marketing of new technologies and techniques. The Japanese industrial enterprise is characterized by a large proportion of private sector financing and many other factors, which this report analyzes at length. The question being debated by Congress is whether or not U.S. government programs and policies are an acceptable and effective means of supporting the efforts of American industries to operate in a manner consistent with success in world markets.
Japanese Lobbying and U.S. Automobile Policy
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Japanese Officials' View of Relations with the Clinton Administration, May-June 1993
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Japanese Participation in United Nations Peacekeeping Operations
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Japanese Trade Balance and Exchange Rate: Seeing Through the Numbers
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Japanese-U.S. Trade Relations: Cooperation or Confrontation?
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Japanese-U.S. Trade Relations: Cooperation or Confrontation?
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Japanese-U.S. Trade Relations: Cooperation or Confrontation?
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Japan's Banking Crisis: Causes and Probable Effects
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Japan's Budget: Role in Economic Policymaking
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Japan's Economy: From Bubble to Bust
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