The machinery industry encompasses a broad variety of industrial applications for different sectors. Among the subsectors in this industry are the machine tools sector, industrial robot manufacturing, and construction machinery. Japan has been leading the industry in many sectors, such as machinery tools and industrial robot manufacturing. Amid the trade frictions in the market caused by ongoing disputed between China and the US, Japanese manufacturers are getting cautious about their uncertain future. Nonetheless the market is growing and expected to grow further, as the global demand for machinery in many industrial sectors is increasing.
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No less than 300 web pages with up-to-date information on Japan, more than 170 reports available as well as a lot of detailed information on the Japanese business culture.