Japan and Singapore in the World Economy

Japan and Singapore in the World Economy

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This pioneering work examines Japan's economic activities in Singapore from 1870 to 1965. Drawing upon a wide range of published and unpublished sources, the authors shed new light on issues such as: * prostitution * foreign trade by Kobe's overseas Chinese * fishermen in the inter-war period * Japanese economic activities during the Pacific War * Japanese involvement in Singapore's post-war industrialisation plan * the Lee Kuan Yew regimes policy towards Japan * the 1960s Japanese investment boom This important work challenges commonly-held views on Japan's economic advance into Southeast Asia in general and Singapore in particular.According to the Nomura Research Institute, Mitsubishi Denki set up the Mitsubishi Electric (Singapore) Pte Ltd in May ... be made a a#39;total business centrea#39; with manufacturing and services (international services, transport and communications, anbsp;...

Title:Japan and Singapore in the World Economy
Author:Hitoshi Hirakawa, Hiroshi Shimizu
Publisher:Routledge - 2002-01-31


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