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Japan"s general trading companies

Japan"s general trading companies

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Published by International Business Information in Tokyo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Trading companies -- Japan.,
    • Conglomerate corporations -- Japan.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared by IBI.
      SeriesJapan industry research, IBI Japan research
      ContributionsAi Bi Ai, Kabushiki Kaisha.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD2756.2.J3 J37 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 48 p. ;
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2274883M
      LC Control Number89164597

      Japan and the United States are very important trading partners. However, there is an imbalance in their trade. This is part of the pattern mentioned above. Japan is using its trade surpluses with the United States to pay for its trade deficits with the OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Nations) nations. Common denominations of the Big Six include that each has (or had) a central city bank, general trading company, and insurance company within the complex. It remains to be seen how the recent consolidation of these banks, trading companies and other institutions will affect the longstanding ties within these complexes going forward.

      Rockwell International's sales in Japan include semiconductors for modems and GPS (global positioning system) applications, newspaper printing presses, factory automation equipment, truck and automotive components, and other mostly commercial equipment. Annual sales there through our Japanese. The agricultural commodities trade in Japan is traditionally handled by large general trading companies that have tremendous influence in the Japanese food industry, even though some specialized trading companies are involved in specific sectors, such as food soybeans and organic grain products.

      International Trading Companies: Building On The Japanese Model Robert W. Dziubla* Passage of the Export Trading Company Act of provides new op-portunities for American business to organize and operate general trading companies. Afterpresenting a thorough history and description of the Japa-Cited by: 2. It's trading at times earnings, which is the highest P/E of the three, but at just times book, it is obviously still a nice discount. They have the smallest dividend yield, at 2%, and Author: Jason Ditz.


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Title: JAPAN'S GENERAL TRADING COMPANIES Author Name: Kojima, Kiyoshi Categories: Business, Publisher: Organization for Economic: ISBN Number: ISBN Number Binding: Paperback Book Condition: Very Good Seller ID: RWARE Largest Japanese trading companies as compiled by the Forbes Global ranking ofby market value (in billion U.S.

dollars) Market value in billion U.S. dollars Exclusive Premium statistic. Known as "sogo shosha," the general trading houses supply everything from energy to metals to grains and textiles in resource-scarce Japan.

The big five trading houses are Mitsubishi, Mitsui Author: Huileng Tan. "Sogo shosha" in Japanese means general trading companies (better known as trading houses to westerners).

They are entirely unique to the Japanese economy and the way in Author: Daily Trading. Trading companies in Japan (Shosha). Sogo shosha is general trading company. Subcategories. This category has the following 2 subcategories, out of 2 total.

Sogo shosha (総合商社, sōgō shōsha, or general trading companies) are Japanese companies that trade in a wide range of products and materials. In addition to acting as intermediaries, sōgō shōsha also engage in logistics, plant development and other services, as well as international resource exploration.

Unlike trading companies in other countries, which are generally specialized in. General Trading Companies in Japan (Soga Shosha) 1.

総合商社 The Special Role of General Trading Companies 2. Table of Contents (1) What are the General Trading Companies. (2) Developement (3) Examples of General Trading Companies in Japan (4) Other Countries (5) Future Prospects Definition Advantages StructureFunctions 3.

(Bloomberg) — Japans biggest trading companies, stalwarts of the nations economy, expect to book combined writedowns of at least billion yen ($ billion) as ill-timed investments in commodities ranging from shale gas to copper mines erode profitability.

The author has no ideological axe to grind for or against the Sogo shosha. If this book has a thesis, it is simply that the Japanese general trading companies warrant the close attention of businessmen, economists, government officials, and the educated public outside Japan.

Below is a list showcasing 15 of Japan’s top trading partners, countries that imported the most Japanese shipments by dollar value during Also shown is each import country’s percentage of total Japanese exports.

United States: US$ billion (% of total Japanese exports) China: $ billion (%) South Korea: $ billion. The nation’s biggest trading companies, stalwarts of the economy, expect to book combined writedowns of at least ¥ billion ($ billion) as.

Trading companies Mitsui & Co: Japan Trading companies Sumitomo: Japan Trading companies Itochu: Japan Trading. The key elements underlying Japan's industrial and technological rise have remained remarkably consistent over time.

They include (1) central government policies that encourage the adoption and diffusion of foreign technologies through lowering private-sector risks, stimulating demand, and providing educational and other infrastructure; (2) a diffuse base of entrepreneurial vitality and a.

Get this from a library. The sogo shosha: Japan's multinational trading companies. [Alexander K Young] -- The sogo shosha, Japan's general trading companies, are regarded as a key element in the country's rapid economic growth after World War II and its great success in international trade.

In Japanese. Japan’s Trading Houses Hit by Commodity Price Plunge Japan’s general trading companies are sensitive to price swings such as fall in oil. Clyde Prestowitz, Trading Places: How We Are Giving Our Future to Japan and How to Reclaim It (New York: Basic Books, ), p.

This book was orginally published in and reissued in. Some Japanese companies are developing financial institutions to help subsidize the growth of Japanese firms in the New Economy, similar to the way the Japanese venture company Softbank (a pioneering net-batsu) helped propel scores of U.S.

dot-com ventures in the s — and not unlike the way General Electric turned itself into a powerful. Japanese Industrialization and Economic Growth. Carl Mosk, University of Victoria trading companies, mining concerns, textiles, iron and steel plants, and machinery manufactures.

The book by Uriu () is a case in point. Internal labor markets, just-in-time inventory and quality control circles. The clock struck 5—it was officially time to head home and call it a day at the office. Yet no one was leaving. Japanese companies worry about local staff pressing legal charges for unpaid overtime in the U.S., so they order us to clock out at 5 p.m.

Following this, more than twenty cotton spinning companies were established, one after another, granting Osaka the name “Manchester of the Orient.”However, in order to acquire cotton at the time, Japan’s cotton spinning industry depended on trading companies that colluded with some foreign trading firms for the supply of cotton materials.These trading firms soon began to export cotton yarn and clothes to China and became general trading textile firms.

This was the birth of the big five cotton traders in the Kansai area. Thus' Japanese trading companies developed with the importers of raw cotton in the vanguard. As of Maywe have updated this list. You can find it here!

——————————————————– A lot has changed since our last article on the top 10 largest Japanese companies in Among some of the biggest changes are the rise of Japanese motor companies (Toyota, Honda and Nissan all rank in the latest list) and the disappearance of Author: Kristie Wong.