JETRO and Japan’s Postwar Export Promotion System: Messages for Latin American Export Promotion Agencies

Discussion Papers


by SAKURAI Teiji

October 2007


This paper tries to explain how the Japanese postwar export promotion system worked and what kind of roles JETRO played in this system. Two case studies of JETRO’s successful export promotion activities were also introduced. The paper also points out the themes to be solved by the TPO (Trade Promotion Organizations). Finally the paper shows four advices for Latin American Export Promotion Agencies, based upon JETRO’s postwar experiences.

Keywords: export promotion, investment promotion, TPO, Latin America, JETRO
JEL classification: F13, F14, F18

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