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Los Angeles 2020

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Still the home to majority of Americans of Japanese descent, Southern California hosts nearly 900 Japanese companies, which accounts for more than 80,000 jobs and pays an estimated $6.1 billion in wages annually. It also remains the largest foreign investor nation in the area.
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Southwest USA 2020

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Over several decades, Japanese investment gravitated towards certain corners of the United States for various reasons: Japan's proximity to California, the concentration of banks and financial firms in New York, the strength of manufacturing in the South and Midwest, and the indisputable reputation of Cambridge, Massachusetts and Silicon Valley as hotbeds of innovation. While particular regions have established deep ties with Japanese companies, investors from Japan remain focused on finding new growth areas in the United States.
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