chapter  4
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Chronology of Asian trade regionalism Intra-Regional Trade Promotion Talk of Economic

The previous two chapters examined the diplomatic and financial regionalist policy of post-war Japan. The main empirical findings were that the Japanese government had demonstrated strong interest in Asian-only groupings in the field of diplomacy and finance throughout the post-war period, although the US was sometimes included as a non-regional member in a regional financial framework in order to reduce the financial burden on Japan.