Japan's FTA Strategy and Its Implications for Korea
7 Pages Posted: 29 Apr 2016
Date Written: March 27, 2015
This research examines Japan’s FTA strategies with the focus on Japan’s 13 bilateral FTAs, and ongoing negotiations on the TPP and the EU-Japan FTA. Especially, this research sheds light on the differences between the Japan’s 13 existing FTAs and the ongoing two Mega FTA negotiations in terms of Japan’s FTA strategy. Also, this research analyze GVC(Global Value Chains) using the European Commission's World Input-Output Tables (EC-WIOT1995~2011) to understand the relationship between the Japanese government’s FTA strategy and its domestic manufacturing firms’ role and strength.
Keywords: FTA, TPP, Japan-EU FTA
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