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  • . The United States steel industry alleged that Japan engaged in dumping to increase its market share in the United States.
  • . Imports of iron and steel to Japan rose rapidly in the 1980s, reaching US$4.6 billion, or 2.5 %, of total imports., for example, was rapidly moving into certain parts of the industry and managed to penetrate Japanese markets despite opposition from the Japanese industry.
  • . In the long term, the Japanese petrochemical industry is likely to face intensifying competition as a result of the integration of domestic and international markets and the efforts made by other Asian countries to catch up with Japan.
  • . When the price of oil rose in the, demand for small automobiles increased, which worked to the advantage of Japan's exports in the United States market.
  • . As the Japanese share of the market increased, to 21.8 % in 1981, pressures rose to restrict imports from Japan.
  • . Foreign penetration of the automotive market in Japan has been less successful.

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  • . The marque was finally introduced to the Japanese market on, .
  • . In some countries, like, , , and the, where there is a market in of Japanese cars, some equivalent Toyota models have been retro-fitted with Lexus badges, although they still differ slightly from officially imported Lexus models, especially in specification and equipment levels.
  • . Vehicles The flagship, known as the in the Japanese domestic market, had a unique, sharing no major elements with previous Toyota vehicles, with a new 4.0 L .
  • . These attributes have been maintained in subsequent versions of the LS, including the, and the range has been expanded with other models (the -based, the small, sporty, and (based on the Japanese Domestic Market ), the -based , and the, based on the ).
  • . The (based on Japanese Domestic Market ) was Lexus' first coupe that made its way to the United States.
  • . The North American-market RX 350 (since the 2004 model year) is produced in the city of, in Ontario, Canada, and is the first Lexus plant located outside of Japan.

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  • . The market for interactive robots is still in its infancy.
  • . (281KB) April 20, 2006 As the number of funerals increases for Japan's aging population, funeral prices continue to fall in line with growing demand for simpler funerals, so the market is leveling off.
  • . (370KB) October 12, 2005 The nature of Japan's pharmaceutical market is changing.
  • . The market for generic drugs in Japan has been expanding in recent years.
  • . The aggressive use of a marketing technique ...
  • . Amid an expanding domestic market for films, television and videos, ...
  • . (278KB) - Japan's information security market growing favorably due to rapidly expanding demand for services and stable demand for products.
  • . The core of the plastic model and radio-control market is ...
  • . (174KB) According to the Japan Society of Industrial Machinery Manufacturers (JSIM), the market for environmental equipment totaled 1.567 trillion yen in value of domestic ...
  • . (77KB) The mobile phone content industry1 is relatively new, formed in 1999 when NTT DoCoMo launched its "i-mode" mobile Internet service.2 In just five years, the market has ...

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    Japanese toys | Playtime | Economist.com
  • Quick jump navigation SEARCH Content to search RESEARCH TOOLS ONLINE FEATURES Cities Guide Country Briefings Audio Interviews Classifieds Quick jump navigation DELIVERY OPTIONS Advertisement Business Japanese toys Playtime May 4th 2006 | TOKYO From The Economist print edition Toymakers are bringing childhood back to adults to broaden their market TOYS are usually among the first industries that migrate to low-cost economies.
  • . Less obviously, Japanese manufacturers have realised that they can expand the ¥700 billion ($6 billion) domestic market for toys, by marketing to adults as well as children.

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  • . The valuation of enterprises and financial assets are also discussed along with the introduction to the financial markets.
  • . Students will be exposed to fundamental theories in financial theory and financial markets, applications of these theories in business practice and limitations and difficulties of financial theories in solving real problems.
  • . Students are expected to develop a solid understanding of various financial issues of business management and functions of financial markets in dealing with these issues.
  • . These course objectives are pursued rigorously through lectures, additional readings, problem solving workshops, group case studies and class discussions of important developments in financial markets and business practices as reflected in the FT and other business focused media.
  • . (Every year, Spring 2004)  Henry     BS 652 MARKETING IN JAPAN (4cr) Development of Japan's domestic market.
  • . The course will focus on policies and practices of marketing: market research, advertising, distribution, promotion, etc.; competition in Japan; foreign products on the Japanese market and appropriate strategies of foreign firms.

    TiT Business: Taiwan's Flourishing Flower Industry
  • . It also intends to establish a databank of export flowers, strengthen flower marketing and sales systems, and develop new overseas markets.
  • . In 1994, a total of NT$7.4 billion (US$228.6 million) worth of locally grown flowers was purchased on the domestic market.
  • . Wu believes that due to convenient transportation between Taiwan and Japan, which not only reduces costs and delivery time but also guarantees the quality of flowers, Japan has become the island's largest cut-flower export market, followed by South Korea and the United States.
  • . This was generally attributed to the fact that local farmers are more interested in marketing their flowers domestically instead of overseas.
  • . Since they are primarily oriented toward the domestic market, flowers are usually shipped abroad only when the domestic market demand is saturated, " Huang says.
  • . This further discourages farmers from attempting to market them abroad.
  • . and Japan at prices much higher than in the domestic market.

    Insurance in Japan: Market and IT Overview
  • Tokyo, Japan July 28, 2005 Insurance in Japan: Market and IT Overview Report Published by Celent While domestic players in the Japanese insurance market are struggling to grow, foreign entrants have aggressively expanded market share.
  • . Foreign insurers currently hold 21.6% of the Japanese market by premium, and are poised to expand this share to 26.2% by 2009.
  • . This can be seen clearly in its insurance market, which has been stuck in slow-growth mode for years.
  • . The last few years have seen a wave of mergers among both top tier and second tier firms, the introduction of whole new product ranges in response to changing market needs, and the adoption of new channel and marketing strategies.
  • . Celent痴 new report, Insurance in Japan: Market and IT Overview , provides an overview of this important market and a high-level look at some of the key organizational and IT-related issues for both domestic and foreign insurers.
  • . Future Celent reports may examine specific elements of this market more closely, especially strategic responses to competition and a soft business environment.

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    Astellas Pharma Inc. | About Astellas | Corporate Profile | Marketing in Japan
  • | Skip navigation Global navigation >>>Marketing in Japan Main contents Marketing in Japan Domestic Operations Ensuring top sales in the Japanese market With one of the largest sales forces in Japan, Astellas is further strengthening its marketing organization to consolidate its No.1 position in both quality and quantity in the domestic ethical drug market.
  • . Robust MR system provides strong foundation for sales and marketing Astellas transmits product information of quality to medical institutions in Japan through its top class MR system.Supported by area marketing supporters (AMS) and Prograf managers with a high level of expertise, etc., Astellas will further strengthen its robust MR system which provides the strong foundation for sales and marketing.

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  • . An open-ended question prompted the respondents to identify the factor that had the greatest impact (positive or negative) on their business in Japan. The most frequently mentioned factors were the Japanese recession and the strong US dollar, while marketing factors, such as distribution and services were mentioned less frequently.

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  • . This announcement also has another little nugget – the product that GMO and NewsGator will be releasing together in the Japanese market is a hosted version of the NewsGator Enterprise product.
  • . Geographic partners usually know their market entry strategies best - it’s important to listen to them.

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  • . Hamana-gun, Shizuoka Sales of import, export, and domestic market products Toyo Seiki Co., Ltd.
  • . Iwata, Shizuoka Marketing of industrial-use unmanned helicopters, education ofmechanics and operators Y.E.C.


    Capital Ideas - Progressively Predicting New Product Performance

  • . 1 Spring 2001 Progressively Predicting New Product Performance Lights, camera, action! The movie industry becomes a marketing model for forecasting sales performance.
  • . Despite the best efforts and big budgets of the studios, marketing remains an inexact science, and movie moguls can't always predict how their products will fare at the box office.
  • . New research by a University of Chicago Graduate School of Business professor can help clarify their marketing departments' cloudy crystal balls.
  • . One big challenge of predicting new product performance in global markets - in this case, movies - is the overabundance of competing information sources.
  • . "The movie industry is ideally suited to studying whether information in one market can be used to predict success in other markets, " says Chintagunta.
  • . In the domestic market, the model could predict launches in different states or regions, perhaps to forecast video sales of a movie using data from the stage performance.

  • . They're growing and marketing items we don't traditionally associate with that country.
  • . exports to Asian markets, and in some cases U.S.
  • . market shares of those items have slipped.
  • . And very importantly, market reforms in the late 1970s gave farmers more freedom in planting decisions.
  • . China's share of Japan's import market for fresh vegetables grew from less than 10 percent in 1989-91 to 37 percent in 2002-04.
  • . China has substantially increased its market share for nearly all of Japan's top 10 fresh vegetable imports, including many commodities the U.S.
  • . Lack of marketing and distribution infrastructure causes post-harvest loss.
  • . One Chinese official quoted in a USDA report said that about 30 percent of vegetables in China are lost due to poor storage and 90 percent of vegetables arrive at market with inadequate grading, washing or packaging.
  • . An appreciation of the yuan could narrow China's price advantage on international markets.
  • . It's made investments in the quality and marketing of its fruit and vegetable exports and in upgrading port facilities.

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  • . Despite the best efforts and big budgets of the studios, marketing remains an inexact science, and movie moguls cannot always predict how their products will fare at the box office.
  • . Recent research can help clarify their marketing departments' cloudy crystal balls.
  • . One challenge of predicting new product performance in global markets - in this case, movies - is the overabundance of competing information sources.
  • . Chintagunta, a professor at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, and Ramya Neelamegham of the Amrita Institute of Management in India, examine these issues in their study, "A Bayesian Model to Forecast New Product Performance in Domestic and International Markets." Using the movie industry as a framework, the authors developed a statistical approach that forecasts what movies will perform well in which countries, particularly during the first week of release.
  • . "The movie industry is ideally suited to studying whether information in one market can be used to predict success in other markets, " says Chintagunta.

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  • . Regarding Japan as a promising market comparable with markets in America and Europe, in 1955 the company contracted Tanabe Seiyaku Co., Ltd.
  • . to be its general agent for marketing Buscopan, an antispasmodic.
  • . Toyoshima says in retrospect, "The first step for a foreign-affiliated company is to sign a contract with a sales agent in the country into which it plans to expand its business, and then it establishes a marketing base based on the results of its research into the needs of the market.
  • . In those days, marketing activities were conducted by the Boehringer Section within the Tanabe Seiyaku organization." Nippon Boehringer Ingelheim has its head office in Kawanishi City in Hyogo Prefecture, research institutes including the Kawanishi Pharma Research Institute, twelve marketing bases in Sapporo, Sendai, and other sites, and factories in Yamagata and Toride.
  • . The company is engaged in research, development, import, and marketing of prescription medicines.

    press release | VA LINUX SYSTEMS JAPAN
  • . (VA Linux), a leading provider of Linux solutions for the telecommunications and enterprise systems markets, today announced a strategic alliance with Sun Wah Linux Limited (SWL) to jointly develop a universal Debian GNU/Linux infrastructure and actively promote the adoption of Debian-based systems in both the Japan and China markets.
  • . The synergy of the two core competencies and strong dedication to Debian development assure a steep rise in the presence of Debian GNU/Linux in the global market.
  • . Furthermore, both firms will in cooperation promote the adoption of Debian-based systems in both Japanese and Chinese domestic markets, particularly the telecommunications and enterprise sectors in Japan and government and public arenas in China.
  • . Aside from technological discoveries and strategic marketing, the partnership also allows us to nurture Debian specialists in both countries, with the aim of doubling the number of official Debian developers in the near future, " said Alex Banh, CEO of Sun Wah Linux in Nanjing, China.

    Pacific Region Forum: The Japanese Language: Bridge or Barrier
  • . Not surprisingly, often the decisionsmonolingual managers make about foreign markets are wide off themark.
  • . In 25 years as a Tokyo-based foreign correspondent, I have cometo notice that no corporation ever publicly blames a monolingualmanager for his or her failure to take a product into a foreignmarket.
  • . It is invariably a foreign country's "closed markets" thatare cited as the main cause.
  • . In other words, while much foreigncriticism of closed Japanese markets is correct, not all foreigncorporations are stymied by Japan's non-tariff barriers in the sameway and to the same degree.
  • . Lumber from the Canadian sawmills represented by COFIaccounts for about 80 percent of the imported domestic softwoodmarket in Japan.
  • . COFI's success story is just one example of how the languagecompetence of expatriate staff can mean the difference betweensuccess and failure in penetrating Japanese markets.
  • . Very few readers of the foreignbusiness media know that as far back as 20 years ago a Germancosmetics firm scored a major success in Japan by turning thecountry's hopelessly complicated distribution system to itsadvantage, or that an American pizza franchise achieved its marketpenetration in Japan thanks in part to the language skills of itsexpatriate CEO.

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  • . Distribution of reports "Effect of Resumption of International Trade on the Japanese Ivory Market." "Hawksbill Trade Revived? Analysis of the Management System of Domestic Bekko Trade in Japan." "Conservation of and Trade in Bears in Japan." "The reality of Japan's Implementation and Enforcement for CITES.
  • . JWCS is strengthening the monitoring of illegal products in the domestic market.
  • . JWCS is investigating illegal wildlife products in the domestic market and the smuggling routes of wildlife products from overseas.
  • . Their main consuming markets are all in Japan.
  • . JWCS, as the only observer from Japan-based wildlife conservation organizations at this meeting, expressed strong opposition to these proposals, and distributed technical reports regarding the ivory and hawksbill shell trade including the analyses of demand, marketing and management systems of their trade in Japan.

  • . will get together for another joint venture to start developing new pickups together for emerging markets.
  • . That said, we can certainly see a market for a vehicle like this in crowded city centers.
  • . [Source: Forbes] [11] Posted Jun 7th 2006 6:03PM by Filed under:, , Mazda Motor announced Tuesday that the newest version of its Axela model (known as the Mazda3 elsewhere) will go on sale later this month in the Japanese domestic market.
  • . [Source: Reuters] [64] Posted Jun 3rd 2006 1:01PM by Filed under:, , , Confirming, Nissan Motor and Suzuki Motor announced Friday that they will expand their current collaboration agreement worldwide, including an increased rebadging of each other's vehicles and joint operation of manufacturing facilities in emerging markets.
  • . The new agreement was announced by Nissan COO Toshiyuki Shiga and Suzuki President and COO Hiroshi Tsuda at a Tokyo press conference (right).According to the new move is seen as an indication that Nissan may take an equity stake in Suzuki, now that General Motors has sold off most of its Suzuki shares.The new deal will see Nissan provide Suzuki with a minivan for the Japanese market, while Suzuki will provide a new small car for Nissan's Japanese lineup.

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