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Japanese investment in Peru: limits of developmental investment


  • Kamiya, Marco


Japanese Investment in Latin America was considerable in the 1960s and 1970s, but the investment never took off in the developmental style as in East Asia. The author examines why Japanese Foreign Direct Investment in Peru did not follow the pattern of developmental investment, analyzing the elements involved regarding policies in Peru and particular circumstances in Japan in the 1990 decade.

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  • Kamiya, Marco, 2004. "Japanese investment in Peru: limits of developmental investment," MPRA Paper 14463, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised Jan 2005.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:14463

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    1. González, Vigil Fernando & Shimizu, Tatsuya, 2012. "The Japan-Peru FTA : antecedents, significance and main features," IDE Discussion Papers 335, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization(JETRO).

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    Japan; Peru; Foreign Direct Investment; Trade;

    JEL classification:

    • R42 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Transportation Economics - - - Government and Private Investment Analysis; Road Maintenance; Transportation Planning
    • F21 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Investment; Long-Term Capital Movements
    • O19 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - International Linkages to Development; Role of International Organizations


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