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Japanese trading companies : their possible role in Pacific tuna fisheries development

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Title:Japanese trading companies : their possible role in Pacific tuna fisheries development
Authors:Comitini, Salvatore
LC Subject Headings:Trading companies - Japan
Tuna fisheries - Japan - Marketing
Tuna fisheries - Economic aspects - Islands of the Pacific
Date Issued:Apr 1987
Publisher:Honolulu, Hawaii : Multinational Corporations in the Pacific Tuna Industry, Pacific Islands Development Program, East-West Center
Abstract:This report examines Japanese trading companies and their activities in the global tuna market. The report emphasizes that the trading companies are primarily interested in provision of intermediation services rather than investment in production in the tuna industry.
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Table of Contents:INTRODUCTION –- CODE OF CONDUCT –- TRADING ACTIVITY WITHIN THE CORPORATE STRUCTURE. Range of operations - Tuna trading operations - Profitability of tuna trading –- MARKET POSITION. Tuna trading arrangements and agreements - Tuna supply sources - Market share –- MARKET FACTORS –- IMPACT OF JAPANESE TRADING COMPANIES IN THE TUNA TRADE -- CONCLUSION -- Appendix 1. Independent trading companies versus manufacturers' subsidiaries -- Appendix 2. Code of conduct of general trading companies -- Appendix 3. Sales and financial ratios of four largest Japanese general trading companies.
Pages/Duration:xii, 30 p.
Appears in Collections: East-West Center Books, Reports, and Other Printed Media

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