Definition of Keiretsu

1. Noun. A set of Japanese companies with interlocking business relationships and shareholdings. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Keiretsu

1. a coalition of business groups in Japan [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Keiretsu

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kegling
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kegs
kegsful
kehillah
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kei apple
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keilhau-ite
keilhauite
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keir
keiretsu (current term)
keiretsus
keirin
keirins
keirospasm
keirs
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keks
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Literary usage of Keiretsu

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1. Japanese Corporate Activities in Asia: Implications for U. S. by Diane L. Manifold (1998)
"These keiretsu members play an important role in supporting Japanese manufacturers and in integrating the keiretsu. ..."

2. Competitiveness Issues: The Business Environment in the U.S., Japan and Germany (1993)
"Different sorts of keiretsu are not mutually exclusive. For example, a production keiretsu centered on an electronics or automobile manufacturer could be ..."

3. The Transition of Finance in Japan and the United States: A Comparative by Thomas F. Cargill, Shoichi Royama (1988)
"Second, reciprocal shareholding among keiretsu member firms, including the ... In Table 2.11 we provide information on the six major keiretsu as of 1981 and ..."

4. Managing the World Economy: The Consequences of Corporate Alliances by Peter F. Cowhey, Jonathan David Aronson (1993)
"The content issue raises fundamental questions about Japanese business practices involving horizontal and vertical keiretsu. Japanese component suppliers ..."

5. Globalisation and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). by Chris Hall, Marie-Florence Estimé, Anna Creti (1997)
"The traditional keiretsu network linked SMEs to larger firms via a financial ... This has led to the traditional keiretsu networks breaking down. ..."

6. East Asia: Regional Economic Integration and Implications for the United States by Julie Bringe (1993)
"183 keiretsu are organizations of companies that supply one another and use ... keiretsu membership generally revolves around banks or trading companies, ..."

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