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dc.contributor.authorKITAGAWA, Katsuhikoja
dc.date.accessioned2008-11-18T09:43:11Z-
dc.date.available2008-11-18T09:43:11Z-
dc.date.issued1990-12ja
dc.identifier.issn0285-1601ja
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2433/68068-
dc.description.abstractThis study consists of a provisional synthesis of research on Japan's economic relations with Africa based on an extensive examination of the pre-war Japanese consular reports regarding economic conditions in Africa. The purpose of this study is to interpret how economic relations between Japan and Africa developed. After the First World War, the number of commercial reports from Japanese consuls in various parts of Africa increased and the range of topics grew as well. Consular reports played a critically important role in extending overseas commercial knowledge to merchants and industrialists in Japan. In these reports, special attention was paid to the number and tonnage of ships passing through the Suez Canal in Egypt, as well as to the production of cotton and wool in British East Africa and the Union of South Africa, and to the sales of Japanese merchandise such as cotton textiles, knitwear, matches and brushes that had been exported to those areas. Japanese merchants and industrialists who dealt in cotton textiles found the Japanese domestic market size to be insufficient and greater attention came to be paid to such new markets as the Balkan States, the Middle East, and Africa. Given this situation, the establishment of a shipping line from Japan to Africa played a significant part in advancing Japan's trade with Africa. One of the Japanese shipping companies, Osaka Shosen Kaisha (OSK), opened the first line to South Africa in December 1916, and then, the East African line in march 1926. This enabled three large Japanese trading companies to open their branch offices in East Africa and these played an active role in expanding the export of East African cotton and made great efforts to send Japanese cotton cloth and artificial silk into the East African market.ja
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdfja
dc.language.isoengja
dc.publisherThe Center for African Area Studies, Kyoto Universityja
dc.subjectShipping lineja
dc.subjectTrading companyja
dc.subjectCommercial informationja
dc.subjectJapanja
dc.subjectEconomic relationja
dc.subjectBetween the Warsja
dc.subject.ndc389.4ja
dc.titleJapan's Economic Relations with Africa between the Wars: A Study of Japanese Consular Reportsja
dc.type.niitypeDepartmental Bulletin Paperja
dc.identifier.ncidAA10626444ja
dc.identifier.jtitleAfrican Study Monographsja
dc.identifier.volume11ja
dc.identifier.issue3ja
dc.identifier.spage125ja
dc.identifier.epage141ja
dc.textversionpublisherja
dc.sortkey01ja
dc.addressKansai Junior College of Foreign Languagesja
dc.identifier.selfDOI10.14989/68068ja
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