TOE Alert: Offshoring Continues to Grow Despite Weak Yen

posted by Richard Katz on January 24, 2015

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The ups and downs of the yen do not alter this fundamental trend. As the Asian market grows—both because of its role as a supply chain and because of the growth of local consumer demand—Japanese companies will increasingly seek to produce in Asia.


Richard analyzes the reason behind Japanese multinational companies' growing trend to produce in overseas countries, especially in Asia, despite the weakening yen. 

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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