Trade finance in Japan requires global connections

Why do the multinationals stand out in the trade finance world of Japan?

Trade finance in Japan requires global connections
Hiroyuki Soejima, Citi

Nobody can accuse J.P. Morgan of being a Johnny-come-lately in the area of trade finance in Japan. The company underwrote $150 million in disaster relief bonds in Japan in 1924, the year following the Great Kanto earthquake, with the first dollar-denominated bond issued by the Japanese government. It opened a branch in Tokyo in 1947 and now has about 1,400 people in Japan.

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