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These policies were modified sequentially thereafter until early 1980s when, as a result of pressure from Trading partners such as US made them open up rice borders. For instance, California rice producers in 1986 filed a petition to the government of United States under section 301 of the constitution that the policies of Japan were detrimental to the industry. During this time, Japan was imposing a subsidy of up to $2,200 per metric ton to domestic producers in Japan. As a result, the subsidies were about 10 times the World prices (Bergsten, Fred, Itō, & Noland, 2001).
A tariff is a levied tax on the imports that raise effectively the cost of the goods imported in relation to the domestic products. Some specific tariffs are imposed as a charge that is fixed for very unit of imported good. In tariffs, there are entities that lose and those that gains. In more general terms, the state in most cases increases significantly since tariffs increases the revenue of the state. In addition, domestic producers gain since the tariff offers them protection against external competitors by cost increase of the foreign goods imported. As a result, consumer loses since they must pay extra for the imports. Thus, tariffs are anti-consumer and pro-producer, and they reduce the global efficiency of the economy (Bergsten, Fred, Itō, & Noland, 2001).
As part of the policy introduced by the government, imports on rice have been banned by the government in Japan except the processed forms. In the same regard, disproportionate governing authority wielded by rice farmer’s production of rice has been subsidized. Trade friction between US and Japan has worsened. Tokyo logical basis on imposing such policies is to attain self-sufficiency in the production for food security reasons. In the same vein, farm groups domestically have maintained that cultivation of rice is part of their cultural diversity. Hayami (1988) argued that consumers of rice
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The Great Depression The great depression was experienced in most parts of the world in the 1930s due to interconnectedness among nations. Many countries at this time were recovering from the effects of the just concluded First World War which began in 1914 and just a decade preceding the Second World War.
2. Yome means a Bride or daughter-in-law in Japanese or a more polite term would be ‘oyome-san’. As per tradition, the bride would join the groom’s family, instead of the other way around. 3. The word Yoshi generally means ‘alright’ in order to continue a particular conversation.
In order to deal with that in an effective fashion it is necessary to consider the PEST analysis of the same country. The Porters Five forces model and the SWOT analysis will provide the much clearer picture. In the next phase the project will consider the relations with foreign countries.
Japanese Americans are a group of immigrants from Japan. The legislation from the federal government excluded additional Chinese immigration and demanded new labor from immigrants. Before starting my research on Japanese Americans, my knowledge was based on assumptions that I had made.
The rice crisis in Nepali can be attributed to increasing environmental degradation as well as food insecurity in the area. Food security or insecurity is crucially related to the changing patterns of claims and power over food.
The author states that a significant trend to the expansion of the economy was the welfare society in Japan instead of the welfare state. This helped Japan to direct most of its resources that would have been spent on welfare to industrial expansion. After 1950s, the Japanese government engaged in massive financing of the economy.
Japanese gardens also show the influence that the Chinese culture had on the Japanese, as well as how Japan took that culture and changed it in subtle ways to make it its own. The philosophical ideas of Zen Buddhism also