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Published by Canada-Japan Trade Council in Ottawa .
Written in English


  • Capital market -- Japan,
  • Loans, Japanese -- Canada,
  • Investments, Japanese -- Canada

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 44-46.

Statementby Richard W. Wright, Gregory B. Vit, Thomas G. Folinsbee.
ContributionsVit, Gregory B., Folinsbee, Thomas G., Canada-Japan Trade Council.
LC ClassificationsHG4523 .W75 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 46 p. :
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18095471M

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