The EC-Japan Elements of Consensus (A)

Published 01 Apr 1993
Reference 310
Region Global

The case deals with the negotiations between the EC and Japan on automobiles concluded in June-July 1991. The main part of the case covers the EC story from the positions of the Commission, Government and automobiles companies.

Teaching objectives

This is a case on the making of the EC trade policy. It posits a situation where the states and corporations do not agree on possible outcomes.