U.S.-Japan Semiconductor Trade Arrangement

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U.S.-Japan Semiconductor Trade Arrangement

A treaty between the United States and Japan opening up the Japanese market for semiconductors to American businesses. It also contains provisions disallowing Japan from dumping semiconductors into the United States. It went into effect in 1991.
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As American and Japanese officials negotiate this week on a new semiconductor trade agreement, Japan is demanding that the pact include other nations that make computer chips and at least a token role for international and industry groups in monitoring issues related to semiconductors.
semiconductor industry is in for its own battle royal after the Japanese proposed that a 10-year semiconductor trade agreement be allowed to lapse now that foreign chip makers are firmly established in Japan.
In the mid-1980s Washington supported Sematech, the industry R&D consortium, to counter Japanese industrial strategy and concluded a semiconductor trade agreement with Japan, which sought a 20 percent U.
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