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Which factors enabled Japan to emerge as an industrial power since the second world war?

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Factors that enabled Japan to emerge as an industrial power include;

  • The system of education emphasized on technical training
  • The government encouraged entrepreneurs by granting then subsidies
  • Japanese work ethics call for hard work and condemn laziness.
  • Availability of raw materials from other parts of Asia eg silk and cotton
  • Existence of industrial base
  • There was good local market which stimulated the growth of industries
  • Capital was available especially from USA.
  • Japan had enough hydroelectric power energy which stimulate industrialization.
  • Good transport and communication network that boosted industries.
  • Political stability which has enabled the country to concentrate on industrialization.

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