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Japan’s deficit in the balance of payments related to intellectual property has plummeted about 85 percent over the past decade, as more Japanese companies move to develop new technologies to enhance competitiveness.

In 1992, Japan received 390 billion yen in intellectual property revenues — or royalties on patents, trademarks and copyrights.

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