There's Plenty of Blame to Go Around

A Japanese report asserts that all countries are unfair traders

AFTER YEARS OF ENDURING THE WORLD'S CRITICISM of its trading practices, Japan last week dished out some of its own. In a 212-page Report on Unfair Trade Policies by Major Trading Partners, an advisory group to the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) outlined the trading patterns of 10 regions, including the U.S., the European Community, Korea and Singapore. The report pointed out violations of fair trade by each area in 10 separate categories, such as quotas, anti-dumping measures and government procurement. The U.S. fared worst of all, with black marks in nine out of 10 categories. The report cited,...

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