Pest Analysis of Japan Essay

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PEST Analysis of Japan
Political Environment
- Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism ranked Japan in 44th with +0.94 score(less violent and more stable). Japan also was ranked in 31st with +1.25 scores in complete absence of corruption [1]
- Restrictions access harmful published materials and allow regulate excessive disruption of social order but no restrictions on access to the internet [2]
- Industrial policies influenced specific industries to gain international competitive advantage, increase productivities and industrial investment.[3]
- Inflexible labour market because of lifetime employment guarantees and seniority-based salaries [4]
- Japanese government related organization(Jetro) support foreign
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- among world's largest and technologically advanced producers of motor vehicles, electronic equipment, machine tools, steel and nonferrous metals, ships, chemicals, textiles, processed foods[10]
- Industrial production growth rate: -3.5% (2011 est.) 158th of the world Internet users: 99.182 million (2009) 3rd of the world [15] Japan facility will be the first one overseas for the software giant and R&D investment totaled 16.8 trillion yen (79.5%)[11]
[1] Encyclopedia of the Nations (2008). Governance Score (-2.5 to +2.5) Worldwide Governance Indicators. Available at: [Accessed: 7 November 2012].

[2] Freedom House

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