History of Japan's Trade and Industry Policy (1): General Overview

Author(s)/Editor(s) Written by ODAKA Konosuke
Publisher Keizai Sangyo Chosakai
ISBN 978-4-8065-2866-1
Publication Date January 2013

Table of Contents

This volume provides a general overview of the second series of the History of Japan's Trade and Industry Policy covering the period 1980-2000. Part I of the volume discusses the relationships between policy philosophies and policy measures and how they changed over time. Part II outlines policy measures implemented in each field and how they changed over time.

    • Introduction   Subjects discussed and approaches
  • Part I   Policy Philosophy and Policy Measures
    • Chapter 1   Evolution of trade and industry policy as seen in the "New Policy" proposals
    • Chapter 2   Budget
    • Chapter 3   Fiscal Investment and Loan Program (FLIP)
    • Chapter 4   Laws and taxation
    • Chapter 5   Organizational structures and personnel management
  • Part II   Bird's Eye View of Each Type of Policy
    • Chapter 6   Industrial policy
    • Chapter 7   Industrial location policy
    • Chapter 8   Industrial policy for small and medium enterprises, the commerce and distribution sector, and the textile sector
    • Chapter 9   Natural resources and energy policy
    • Chapter 10   Policy for environmental protection, pollution control, and industrial safety
    • Chapter 11   Policy for intellectual property protection, technology development, and information industry promotion
    • Chapter 12   International trade and economic policy
    • Conclusion   Beyond industrialism