TITLE

Japan, the giant in chains

AUTHOR(S)
Dentzer, Susan
PUB. DATE
July 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;7/26/93, Vol. 115 Issue 4, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Speculates on the thousands of regulations that choke the Japanese economy. Example of a Tokyo police restriction that will not allow Sony Corp. Chairman Akio Morita to import a US Winnebago camper because he doesn't have a parking space for it within 1 1/4 miles of his home; Most restrictions enacted to protect infant industries or to buy political support for the Liberal Democratic Party; Regulations penalize consumers; Reminding Japanese consumers of what they are missing.
ACCESSION #
9307200313

 

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