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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. Automotive Framework Talks
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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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Japanese Trade Balance and Exchange Rate: Seeing Through the Numbers
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Japan-U.S. Automobile and Parts Trade Dispute
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Financial Services Trade with Japan
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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.
Japan-U.S. Trade Negotiations: Will the Deadlock Be Broken?
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Japan-U.S. Trade Negotiations Under the Framework: Status and Alternative Approaches
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JETRO and International Trade Promotion by Japan
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Japan-U.S. Trade: Results of Trade Negotiations
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Japan's Global Trade Surplus: Its Nature and Significance
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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.
Japan's Import Protection: Quantitative Measures and Effects on U.S. Exports
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The Japan-United States Framework for Trade Negotiations
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Japan-U.S. Trade: The Structural Impediments Initiative
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Japan-U.S. Trade: Results of Trade Negotiations - An Issue Overview
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Congress and Trade Policy Toward Japan
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Japan and an East Asian Trading Bloc
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Japan-U.S. Trade U.S. Exports of Negotiated Products, 1985-1990
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Japan-U.S. Trade and Economic Relations: Bibliography-In-Brief, 1990-1991
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Japan-U.S. Trade: A Chronology of Major Events, 1980-1990
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Japanese and U.S. Industrial Associations: Their Roles in High-Technology Policymaking
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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.
The Federal Reserve's Arrangement for Emergency Loans to Japanese Banks
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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's Response to U.S. Trade Pressures: End of an Era?
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Japan's Keiretsu: Industrial Groups as Trade Barriers
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A "Managed Trade" Policy Toward Japan?
This report examines: (1) the definition(s) of managed trade, (2) the underlying economic arguments for and against such policies, (3) past U.S. experiences with managed trade, (4) perceptions that Japan is somehow "different" from other trading nations and warrants a distinctive approach to resolving trade disputes, (5) the implications of the Administration's current results oriented approach to U.S.-Japan trade issues, and (6) alternative proposals offered in Congress to resolve trade disputes with Japan.
Japan and NAFTA
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Japan-U.S. Economic Relations: Selected References
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Commercial Relations with Russia: Prospects for a Common United States-Japanese Policy
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Japan-Taiwan Economic Relations: Implications for the U.S.
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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.
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.
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.