Myth of Japan’s Failure

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    So, you don't want to take Japan's word for it.
     
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    They've trade surpluses and as a result, Japan has invested 4 times more abroad than the world has invested in Japan during 1998-2010.
    (around 830 Billion $ which Japanese companies invested abroad in this period).
    Auswärtiges Amt - Wirtschaft
    They can sustain high-technology manufacturing in Japan and low-technology manufacturing they move abroad, preferentially to China.

    Look at above graphic, the difference in development of trade balance/imbalance of Japan and USA is "exceptional".
    We shouldn't talk about "lost decades" of Japan, but of a "lost generation" in USA.
     
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    Turkey aside, what muslim country comes even close to Japan for having a record of innovation and creating quality products with global demand?
     
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    How does this topic have anything to do with relgion?
     

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