Japan and Foreign Direct Investment

  • Ralf Bebenroth


This chapter covers the historical economic developments of Japan and discusses recent FDI investment flows. It will be shown that Japan has a relatively low inward, but a high outward FDI. Furthermore, some data from World Investment Report about M&A will be presented. Finally, trade agreements are shortly discussed.


Foreign Direct Investment Foreign Firm Trade Agreement Japanese Government North American Free Trade Agreement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Kobe University Research Institute for Economics & Business Administration (RIEB)KobeJapan

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