You must have done this a hundred times: check a product's tag to make sure it is genuine and of good quality. Your buying behaviour is influenced by good quality products, which is why you are ready to pay a premium for them.
And like brands, countries too are associated with good quality products. Nations have the ability to positively influence a range of goods produced in-country by publicising their origin, says a report by FutureBrand.
Japan has built a global reputation for manufacturing high-quality products and so it's not surprising that Japan tops the list of countries that make superior quality products. When it comes to quality products, which are the top nations? Find out...
Japan, the industrial power house of the world, is ranked No. 1 for quality products.
Japan has emerged has the best coutry for manufacturing high quality products, in a survey conducted by FutureBrand, a leading global brand consultancy.
Japan mainly exports machinery, electronic appliances, cars, foodstuff and chemicals.
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Image: Japan's electronics giant NEC displays their latest products at the flat panel display exhibition in Yokohama, suburban Tokyo.| Photograph: Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images
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