Knowledge@Wharton of University of Pennsylvania published an interesting article titled “Finding the Silver Bullet for Japan’s Train Dilemma’ few months ago. “Industry experts say Japan may yet manage to export the technology, but only if it can overcome some major disadvantages such as its high cost and the closed-system nature of the product (shinkansen),” the article wrote. Indonesian government decision, scheduled September 7, will be another test of Japan’s ability to win overseas market against systems developed by China, US, and Europe.To subscribe please click here