`Made In America' Isn't The Kiss Of Death Anymore

It has long been a refrain among U.S. executives bent on expanding into markets across the Pacific: Let's pass up Japan's tough markets and go for booming China and Southeast Asia. Yet when President Bill Clinton presses the flesh with American business leaders during his minisummit with Japanese Prime Minister Tomiichi Murayama on Nov. 20, he won't be hearing the "Japan Bypass" song as much as he might hear a new tune titled "Cracking Japan."

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