Currencies and Japanese Vs. Korean Exports

posted by Richard Katz on August 12, 2014

Found in Japan, categorized in Currencies

Tags: currencies yen won exports

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Note that the US share of rich country exports is a bit higher today than in 1986 despite the fact that US firms do lots of overseas production.


One of the big surprises to most economists was how little Japan’s exports have responded to the 22% depreciation of the yen since autumn 2012.

About Richard Katz

Richard Katz

Richard Katz is Editor of The Oriental Economist Report, a monthly newsletter on Japan, as well as the semi-weekly TOE Alert e-mail service on Japan, and is also a special correspondent at Weekly Toyo Keizai, a leading Japanese business weekly.

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