Current Issues in Economics and Finance

Coping with the Rising Yen: Japan’s Recent Export Experience

January 1996Volume 2, Number 1
JEL classification: F14, F31, F23

Author: Thomas Klitgaard

Despite an appreciating yen, Japanese firms have managed to maintain strong export sales growth during the first half of the 1990s. Their strategies? Cutting the yen price of exports and shifting production to higher-value merchandise.

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