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Canada & Japan
Transcript of Canada & Japan
Why this case?? The measure on a PPP basis, Japan is the third-largest economy in the world after US and China. World War II Canada is the US's largest foreign supplier of energy, including oil, gas, uranium, and electric power. In years following WWII, government-industry
cooperation, a strong work ethic, mastery of high
technology, and a comparatively small defense
allocation helped Japan to develop technologically. Since World War II, the impressive growth of the manufacturing, mining, and service sectors has transformed the nation from a largely rural economy into one primarily industrial and urban. Major Demographig and Demographic Features 33,759,742 (July 2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 36
126,804,433 (July 2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 10 Population British Isles origin 28%, French origin 23%, other European 15%, Amerindian 2%, other, mostly Asian, African, Arab 6%, mixed background 26% Japanese 98.5%, Koreans 0.5%, Chinese 0.4%, other 0.6% Ethic Groups Roman Catholic 42.6%, Protestant 23.3% (including United Church 9.5%, Anglican 6.8%, Baptist 2.4%, Lutheran 2%), other Christian 4.4%, Muslim 1.9%, other and unspecified 11.8%, none 16% (2001 census) Shintoism 83.9%, Buddhism 71.4%, Christianity 2%, other 7.8% Religions English (official) 58.8%, French (official) 21.6%, other 19.6% Japanese Language 10.28 births/1,000 population 7.87 deaths/1,000 population 7.41 births/1,000 population 9.83 deaths/1,000 population Birth and death Rates HIstorical Development
of the states. . Political Regime The goverment type is a parliamentary democracy, a federation, and a constitutional monarchy The government type is a parliamentary government with a constitutional monarchy The legislative branch is a bicameral Parliament or Parlement consists of the Senate or Senat (105 seats; members appointed by the governor general on the advice of the prime minister and serve until 75 years of age) and the House of Commons or Chambre des Communes (308 seats; members elected by direct, popular vote to serve a maximum of five-year terms -The legislative branch is a bicameral Diet or Kokkai consists of the House of Councillors or Sangi-in (242 seats - members elected for fixed six-year terms; half reelected every three years;
-146 members in multi-seat constituencies and 96 by proportional representation) and
- the House of Representatives or Shugi-in (480 seats - members elected for maximum four-year terms;
-300 in single-seat constituencies;
-180 members by proportional representation in 11 regional blocs);
-the prime minister has the right to dissolve the House of Representatives at any time with the concurrence of the cabinet Political Economy Labor Force 18.4 million Labor Force 65.93 million Transnational Issues -
- Canada, the US, and other countries dispute the status of the Northwest Passage;
- US works closely with Canada to intensify security measures for monitoring and controlling legal and illegal movement of people, transport, and commodities across the international border;
-sovereignty dispute with Denmark over Hans Island in the Kennedy Channel between Ellesmere Island and Greenland;
-Japan and South Korea claim Liancourt Rocks (Take-shima/Dokdo) occupied by South Korea since 1954;
- China and Taiwan dispute both Japan's claims to the uninhabited islands of the Senkaku-shoto (Diaoyu Tai)
- Japan's unilaterally declared exclusive economic zone in the East China Sea, the site of intensive hydrocarbon prospecting Oil Exports 2.421 million bbl day
Oil Imports 1.165 million bbl day
Oil-proved reserves 178.1 billion bbl Oil Exports 268, 300 bbl day
Oil Imports 5.263 millionn bbl day
Oil Proved reserves 44.12 million bbl Political Parties and Leaders: Bloc Quebecois [Gilles DUCEPPE]; Conservative Party of Canada [Stephen HARPER] (a merger of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party); Green Party [Elizabeth MAY]; Liberal Party [Michael IGNATIEFF]; New Democratic Party [Jack LAYTON] Political Parties and Leaders: Democratic Party of Japan or DPJ [Yukio HATOYAMA]; Japan Communist Party or JCP [Kazuo SHII]; Komeito [Natsuo YAMAGUCHI]; Liberal Democratic Party or LDP [Sadakazu TANIGAKI]; People's New Party or PNP [Shizuka KAMEI]; Social Democratic Party or SDP [Mizuho FUKUSHIMA] Foreign Relations and the World INternational Organizations: APEC, ASEAN NAFTA, NATO, WTO,
International Organizations:), APEC, ASEAN F, G-20, WTO, Prime Ministers The Prime Minister of Japan is the head of government of Japan. He is appointed by the Emperor of Japan after being designated by the Diet from among its members, and must enjoy the confidence of the House of Representatives to remain in office. Naoto Kan has been Prime Minister since 8 June 2010 The Prime Minister of Canada is the primary minister of the Crown, chairman of the Cabinet, and thus head of government for Canada, charged with advising the Canadian monarch or viceroy on the exercise of the executive powers vested in them by the constitution. Prime Minister of Canada is the Conservative Party's Stephen Harper. Minimum Wage $7.61 - $9.51 per hour $6.75 - $8.08 per hour 1500- Azhi-Momoyama period. This period
marks the military stabilization of country inder a single political rule.
1700- The christianity Spread in Japan.
1800- "Treaty of Peace and Amity" established formal diplimatic relations between Japan and US.
1900- The Anglo Japanese alliance treaty was signed between United Kingdom and Japan. (1905-1923).
Japan entered the World War I on the side of Great Britain.
1919- Japan went to the peace conference at Versailles and recived recognition as one of the "Big Five"
1941-Attack Pearl Harbor and Japanese were succesful, at same time attacked colonial Hong Kong and occupied it for nearly 4 years.
As a result of its defeat at the end of WWII Japan lost all its overseas possessions and retained onnly the home and islands.
1947- Cold Was with Korean War.
1989- One of the most rapid economic growth spurts in Japanese history. 1500- Jacques Cartier claimed the land in the name of Francis 1 of France.
1600- While the French were well established Britain had control over the thirteen colonies of the South
1700- Britain and France went to war
1800- War of 1812 between US and the British North America colonies being heavily involved
1900- The Canadian Forces and civilian participation in the first world war helped to foster a sense of British-canadian nationhood.
WWII began when Canada declared war on Nazi Germany. The Foreign Policy of canada during Cold War
was closely tied to that of the US which was demostrated by membership in NATO.
1960- Quiet Revolution took place in Quebec.
1993- Kim Campbell took over and became canada´s first woman prime minister. GDP per capita $38,400 $32,600 GDP composition by Sector... Exports and Imports Exports Japan
$490.6 billion Exports Canada
$305.2 billion The End