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Japan"s expanding U.S. manufacturing presence 1990 update by Susan MacKnight

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Published by Japan Economic Institute in Washington, DC .
Written in English


  • Corporations, Japanese -- United States.,
  • Investments, Japanese -- United States.,
  • Manufactures -- United States -- Foreign ownership.

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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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