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The charts showing foreign trade of Yokohama and of Japan

by Yokohama ShЕЌgyЕЌ Kaigisho.

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Published by Chamber of Commerce in Yokohama .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yokohama-shi (Japan) -- Commerce -- Statistics.,
  • Japan -- Commerce -- Statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    In Japanese and English.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination[15] p. :
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24150499M
    OCLC/WorldCa44181084

    *Population: about million (as of ), making Yokohama the second largest city after Tokyo *Location: about 30 to 40 kms south-south-east of Tokyo, facing the Bay of Tokyo *History: When Japan opened its doors to the west in the midth Century, Yokohama began to flourish as a main sea port, exporting raw silk and other commodities. *Yokohama is famous . TOKYO: Each publishing market has an effective limit on the number of foreign-language books translated and sold in print domestically. In Japan, the figure is around 8% of annual book sales and although a Harry Potter level event may nudge the needle a little, this figure will never vary by more than a percent. Given the Japanese print market is in steady decline, foreign rights .

      Yokohama, the second-largest city in Japan and its historic center of foreign trade, has a cross-cultural history that makes it a particularly rich Author: Bonnie Tsui. Yokohama, Japan synonyms, Yokohama, Japan pronunciation, Yokohama, Japan translation, English dictionary definition of Yokohama, Japan. A city of southeast Honshu, Japan, on the western shore of Tokyo Bay.

    Alternatively the Minato Mirai 21 Tourist Information Centre is worth finding, close to the northern side of Sakuragi-cho Station, where the free 'Yokohama City Guide' booklet is available. With information about the main tourist districts and notable neighbourhoods, this tourist guide to Yokohama can prove invaluable. Latest Updates "Yokohama" Seminar on the Promotion of Foreign Investment in Yokohama(March 28) - Yokohama, the City Businesses Choose - Boasting a business environment with excellent access to public transportations and a comfortable and safe living environment that international workers can enjoy, Yokohama sets top-level.


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Yokohama (横浜) is Japan's second largest city with a population of over three million. Yokohama is located less than half an hour south of Tokyo by train, and is the capital of Kanagawa Prefecture. Towards the end of the Edo Period (), during which Japan maintained a policy of self-isolation, Yokohama's port was one of the first to be opened to.

Yokohama. Yokohama is a relatively young port with a history of less than years. Its initial development was one consequence of the treaty negotiated between the United States and Japan in after the visit by Commodore Matthew Perry and his squadron of several steam-powered U.S. naval vessels. When Yokohama was opened to international trade init.

Yokohama was founded in as an amalgamation and expansion of the two small settlements of Kanagawa and Yokohama. In the ’s, Yokohama became a major port of Japan, accounting for 70 percent of the country’s foreign trade. Yokohama and the Silk Trade: How Eastern Japan Became the Primary Economic Region of Japan, – (New Studies in Modern Japan) - Kindle edition by Makimura, Yasuhiro.

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The city is located on Tokyo Bay near the Pacific Ocean. Phonebook of Reading Room: A wide range of Yokohama-related historical materials in the Archives' collection is available to facilitate research. Researchers have especially easy access to documents and books on Yokohama, reference books, and newspapers up to the Taisho period, available in reproductions, including the Yokohama Mainichi Shimbun (the first Japanese daily.

The exact place where the Treaty of Kanagawa was signed, thereby effectively opening up Japan to foreign trade, the Yokohama Archives of History have, well, a Author: Kirsty Bouwers. Yokohama Guide – History of Yokohama. Originally a quiet fishing village, in Commodore Matthew Perry arrived in Yokohama and demanded that Japan open up to foreign trade.

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Inthe US-Japan Treaty of Amity was signed, opening up six ports to foreign trade, including Kanagawa. One year later, the trading rights for foreigners were transferred to Yokohama, a sleepy little fishing village at the time.

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