Japan's FTA Strategy and Its Implications for Korea

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Gyupan Kim

Korea Institute for International Economic Policy

Hyong-Kun Lee

Korea Institute for International Economic Policy

Eunji Kim

Korea Institute for International Economic Policy

Date Written: March 27, 2015

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Kim, Gyupan and Lee, Hyong-Kun and Kim, Eunji, Japan's FTA Strategy and Its Implications for Korea (March 27, 2015). KIEP Research Paper No. World Economy Update-15-06. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2770231 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2770231

Gyupan Kim (Contact Author)

Korea Institute for International Economic Policy ( email )

[30147] Building C, Sejong National Research Compl
Seoul, 370
Korea, Republic of (South Korea)

Hyong-Kun Lee

Korea Institute for International Economic Policy ( email )

[30147] Building C, Sejong National Research Compl
Seoul, 370
Korea, Republic of (South Korea)

Eunji Kim

Korea Institute for International Economic Policy ( email )

[30147] Building C, Sejong National Research Compl
Seoul, 370
Korea, Republic of (South Korea)

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