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Japan’s Internationalization Strategy and Latin America

  • Nobuaki HamaguchiEmail author
  • Jie Guo
  • Chong-Sup Kim
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Abstract

Japan reinvigorates its engagements in Latin America motivated by the recent good economic conditions. He argues that although Latin America is not the main target of diplomacy and business for Japan, the state of diplomacy and competitiveness in Latin America is the most sensitive indicator of Japanese diplomatic and business strength. He predicts that Japan–Latin America relations will be affected by changing economic diplomacy of the USA and China toward the region and structural transformation of the Japanese economy itself.

Keywords

Latin America North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Latent Assets Overseas Direct Investment Mexican Presidential Election 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Research Institute for Economics and Business AdministrationKobe UniversityKobeJapan
  2. 2.School of International StudiesPeking UniversityBeijingChina
  3. 3.Graduate School of International StudiesSeoul National UniversitySeoulKorea (Republic of)

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