The New Trilateralism: The United States, Japan, and Latin America

  • Barbara Stallings
  • Gabriel Székely
Part of the St Antony’s/Macmillan Series book series

Abstract

Japan will be a dominant player on the international stage in the 1990s. Its formidable productive capacity has already made it the world’s number two economic power with a $3 trillion gross national product. Its growing technological prowess helps it outsell its competitors in international markets. Its enormous capital surpluses have turned it into the world’s largest asset holder as well as the leading capital exporter. In economic terms, although not politically or militarily, Japan has come to rival the United States and has surpassed any single European nation.

Keywords

Europe Petroleum Fishing Egypt Argentina 

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