New Government Report: Japan’s 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami
by Dick K. Nanto
Paperback, 17 pages, 2011, $20.00
The March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami that occurred in Japan followed by the nuclear crisis are having a large negative impact on the economy of Japan but a lesser effect on world trade and financial markets. U.S. interest on the economic side centers on humanitarian concerns, radioactive fallout reaching the U.S., the impact on U.S. citizens and American co. in Japan, the effects on trade and supply chain disruptions, and increased volatility in Japanese and U.S. financial markets, interest rates, and the yen-dollar exchange rate. Contents of this report: Overview; Economic Impact: Manufacturing; Financial and Currency Markets; Implications for the U.S.-Japan Economic Relationship. Charts and tables. This is a print on demand report.
Entry filed under: New Government Reports. Tags: congressional research service, crs, earthquake, government, japan, japan earthquake, japan tsunami, nuclear crisis, nuclear power, report, tsunami, world trade.