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Japan's Auto Sector Is Poised to Weather a U.S. Tariff Storm

Sep 3, 2018 | 09:00 GMT
Workers in Toyota City in Japan's Aichi prefecture assemble a Prius. Japan's auto manufacturing sector is heavily export-driven, and the United States is a prime destination for its cars.

Workers in Toyota City in Japan's Aichi prefecture assemble a Prius. Japan's auto manufacturing sector is heavily export-driven, and the United States is a prime destination for its cars.

(TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

While the United States is a vital export market for Japan, its U.S. vehicle production facilities help insulate it from protectionist measures....

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