Pivot to Asia: China Tech Ban Mirrors 1980s Attempts to Destroy Japanese Competition

In the 1980s, the US imposed a 100% tariff on virtually all Japanese electronics and forced Tokyo to sign a one-sided trade deal that reserved much of its domestic semiconductor sector for American companies.

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In the 1980s, the US imposed a 100% tariff on virtually all Japanese electronics and forced Tokyo to sign a one-sided trade deal that reserved much of its domestic semiconductor sector for American companies.

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With just days left in …

The post Pivot to Asia: China Tech Ban Mirrors 1980s Attempts to Destroy Japanese Competition appeared first on Global Research.


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Author: Alan MacLeod

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