JAPAN'S MULTINATIONAL ENTERPRISE: The Political Economy of Outward Dependency

Ozawa, Terutomo
July 1978
World Politics;Jul78, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p517
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the emergence of Japan as a powerful country for multinational corporations. The development of overseas investment by corporations in the country has just started to be pushed by the government basically to meet the national interest of the country. In addition, the country is getting greater gains than other industrialized countries in this age of multinationalism. The country has striven to improve its economic lot by adding meager endowment of natural resources with international trade. Moreover, multinationalism provides a superior option for Japan to escape limited natural resources from the domestic confines.


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