japan chemical industry

Mount Fuji and Chemical Factory

The Japanese Chemical Industry

The Japanese chemical industry is the country’s second largest manufacturing industry behind transportation machinery. In its broader definition, which also includes plastic and rubber products, it made up over 14 percent of all output value in Japanese manufacturing. With around 860,000 people, it employs around 12 percent of Japan’s manufacturing-related workforce. Transportation machinery includes Japan’s most notable industry, automotive, which […]

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