Legal and conceptual framework of accounting in Japan
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Legal and conceptual framework of accounting in Japan paper prepared for presentation at a Conference of National, Regional and International Standard Setting Bodies organized by ISAC and FEE, Brussels, Belgium, June 16-18, 1991 by Arai, Kiyomitsu

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Published by Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Tokyo .
Written in English

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StatementKiyomitsu Arai, Shonosuke Shiratori.
LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p. ;
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1504595M
LC Control Number93184457

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