Arrow Artboard Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Title Chevron Title Chevron Icon Facebook Icon Linkedin Icon Mail Contact Path Layer Icon Mail Positive Arrow Icon Print Datawatch The $100bn ceiling Japanese companies cannot shatter Growth stalls as CEOs hesitate to cut off unprofitable units Japan Inc. could learn a thing or two from the West about focusing on core competencies and divesting unprofitable businesses.
MIO TOMITA, Nikkei staff writer December 15, 2019 02:01 JST | Japan
TOKYO -- At the end of 1989, with Japan's bubble economy blindly approaching the cliff's edge, Japanese companies made up about half the world's 100 most valuable corporations.
Now the country's only representative on that list is
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