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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Value-added Taxes And U.S. Trade Competitiveness

    This paper discusses the trade implications of value-added taxes (VATs) that refund domestic taxes paid by exporters of domestic production while imposing taxes on imports of foreign production. VATs are used by over 140 countries of the world, including every member of the OECD less the United States. This investigation...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Japan's Manufacturing Competitiveness Strategy : Challenges For Japan, Opportunities For The United States

    After a 10-year period of economic stagnation, Japan is pursuing various tracks to promote the expansion of its economy and its manufacturing sector in particular. Japan is engaged in a cohesive "Innovation program" at all levels: academia, government, and industry. There is a widespread belief in all sectors of Japan's...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Japan's Manufacturing Competitiveness Strategy : Challenges For Japan, Opportunities For The United States

    After a 10-year period of economic stagnation, Japan is pursuing various tracks to promote the expansion of its economy and its manufacturing sector in particular. Japan is engaged in a cohesive "Innovation program" at all levels: academia, government, and industry. There is a widespread belief in all sectors of Japan's...

    Provided By International Trade Administration

  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Value-added Taxes And U.S. Trade Competitiveness

    This paper discusses the trade implications of value-added taxes (VATs) that refund domestic taxes paid by exporters of domestic production while imposing taxes on imports of foreign production. VATs are used by over 140 countries of the world, including every member of the OECD less the United States. This investigation...

    Provided By International Trade Administration