Kansai and the Asia Pacific Economic Outlook 2016-17

 

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

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Preface : Sailing in a Storm that Originated in the U.S

PartⅠ: Turning Kansai into Japan's GrowthLeader

    • Chapter 1 / Overview and Outlook for JapanandKansai
    • Section 1 / Turning Kansai into Japan'sGrowth Leader
    • Section 2 / The Kansai Economy'sTradeProfile
    • Section 3 / Interim GRP Estimates forKansaiPrefectures
    • Section 4 / Improving Wages and Productivity ofKansai'sSMEs
    • Chapter 2 / Recent Developments and Future Goalsfor Kansai
    • Section 1 / Pioneering PFI at New KansaiInternationalAirport
    • Section 2 / Maglev Construction Boundfor Kansai
    • Box / The Issue of Increasing Inbound ForeignInvestmentinJapaneseCompanies
    • Chapter 3 / Spotlight on Kansai'sPromising Industries
    • Section 1 / LeadingGrowth Industries
    • Section 2 / Kansai's Model for RegionalHealthcare Management
    • Section 3 / Inbound Tourism : TowardsNewDevelopments
    • Section 4 / Outlook for the Kansai Economytowards 2020
    • Box / Kansai's 'Finest 50'in 2016

PartⅡ: Business as Usual despite PoliticalFailure

    • Chapter 4 / The Asia PacificEconomicEnvironment
    • Section 1 / The Impact of the United States LeavingtheTPP
    • Section 2 / The Chinese and United States EconomiesandEPAs
    • Section 3 / 'Firms' and 'Nations' in the Era of Globalization: Vietnam's Textile and Apparel Industry andtheTPP
    • Chapter 5 / Asia Pacific EconomiesinFocus
    • Section 1 / China'sEconomy
    • Section 2 / Major Economic Crisis Developing behind the Scenes of South KoreanPresidentialImpeachment
    • Section 3 / Connecting Emergency Aid and Disaster Recovery: Lessons from the Philippines
    • Section 4 / Foreign Banks' Increased PresenceinVietnam
    • Section 5 / Philippines : Prospects for Enduring Growth and DevelopmentPost-Aquino
    • Section 6 / Remaking Australia'sManufacturingIndustry
    • Chapter 6 / Future Directions for Kansai andAsian Industries
    • Section 1 / Rail BusinessinAsia
    • Section 2 / Climate Change Adaptation and Business Resilience in Indonesia'sFisheriesSector
    • Section 3 / Utilization of Local Workers by Japanese Firms in Asian Expansions
    • Section 4 / Agricultural Trade and New AgricultureinKansai