Trade tensions simmer as Japanese makers buy more U.S. parts

Chappell, Lindsay
October 1999
Automotive News;10/18/1999, Vol. 74 Issue 5843, p16
Trade Publication
Reports on the sate of United States-Japanese trade relations when it comes to selling US-made parts in Japan. Japanese automakers' purchase of record amounts of US-built parts for their North American assembly plants; Stagnant Japanese economy as squeezing North American parts exports to Japan; Conflict in trade numbers as a reflection of the difference in the US and Japanese automobile markets.


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