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Japanese Trade Studies, Special Industry Analysis No. 4 - Copper

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Report prepared for the Foreign Economic Administration by a member of the staff of the United States Tariff Commission. This study focuses on Copper as a commodity and investigates its position in Japan's economy for trade. States that "unlike most other minerals, copper occurs within Japan in considerable quantities" before concluding that "regardless of the method used to control the industry, a considerable cut-back in the refining and fabricating facilities of Japan proper will be called for after the war." [Note: Date field reflects when the original document was written and not the date the IPS reproduced the document for inclusion in evidence]
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1945CE Feb

Japanese Trade Studies, Special Industry Analysis No. 6 - Rice

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Report prepared for the Foreign Economic Administration by a member of the staff of the United States Tariff Commission. This study focuses on Rice as a commodity and investigates its position in Japan's economy for trade. Stating that "rice is Japan's main food and one of its most valuable products," the report concludes that "Japan may have to depend upon French Indochina and Thailand for an increasing proportion of its imports" given relations with Korea and Formosa." [Note: Date field reflects when the original document was written and not the date the IPS reproduced the document for inclusion in evidence]
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1945CE Mar

Japanese Trade Studies, Special Industry Analysis No. 8 - Toys

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Report prepared for the Foreign Economic Administration by the staff of the United States Tariff Commission. This study focuses on Toys as a commodity and investigates its position in Japan's economy for trade. Concludes by giving the reasons that toy manufacturing "appears to be well adapted to the postwar economy of Japan." [Note: Date field reflects when the original document was written and not the date the IPS reproduced the document for inclusion in evidence]
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1945CE Mar

Japanese Trade Studies, Special Industry Analysis No. 2 - Aluminum

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Report prepared for the Foreign Economic Administration by a member of the staff of the United States Tariff Commission. This study focuses on Aluminum as a commodity and investigates its position in Japan's economy for trade. Advises that "if it were decided to control Japan's ability to make war in part through severely restricting or eliminating a certain few key war industries, the production of aluminum in Japan might be prohibited." [Note: Date field reflects when the original document was written and not the date the IPS reproduced the document for inclusion in evidence]
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1945CE Jan

Japanese Trade Studies, Special Industry Analysis No. 11 - Menthol

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Report prepared for the Foreign Economic Administration by a member of the staff of the United States Tariff Commission. This study focuses on Menthol as a commodity and investigates its position in Japan's economy for trade. Concludes: "Any territorial losses resulting from the war would not affect possible future menthol production in Japan" but "there will likely be considerable competition, however, with synthetically produced menthol and natural menthol produced in China and other areas." [Note: Date field reflects when the original document was written and not the date the IPS reproduced the document for inclusion in evidence]
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1944CE Apr

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