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Factbox: Over 10 Japanese companies halt operations in China

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 18 September, 2012, 12:20pm
UPDATED : Wednesday, 19 September, 2012, 1:18pm

With anti-Japan protests intensifying across China, Japanese companies are taking precautionary measures by temporarily shuting down or scaling back operations.  
 
Most of the businesses affected are in manufacturing or retail:
 
  • Honda Motor  – Closed all 5 of its plants, Tuesday, Sept. 18
     
  • Nissan Motor – Closed 2 of 3 plants, Tuesday, Sept. 18
     
  • Toyota Motor  – Scaled back operations at 3 assembly plants and 6 factories, Tuesday, Sept. 18
     
  • Mazda Motor  – Suspended production at 1 factory in Nanjing, Tuesday, Sept. 18
     
  • Mitsubishi Motors – Suspended operations at 1 factory, Tuesday, Sept. 18
     
  • Yamaha Motor – Suspended operations at 4 plants, Tuesday, Sept. 18
     
  • Komatsu (construction machinery) –  Closed 3 plants on Tuesday, Sept. 18, Tuesday, Sept. 18
     
  • Hitachi  – Suspended operations at 2 auto parts plants, cut back output at 1, Tuesday, Sept. 18
     
  • Panasonic  – Suspended production at 2 component plants and 1 factory,  Tuesday, Sept. 18
     
  • Canon – Suspended production at 3 of 4 plants, Tuesday, Sept. 18
     
  • Aeon  – Closed 30 of 35 stores in Shenzhen and Guangdong, Tuesday, Sept. 18
     
  • Fast Retailing (Uniqlo) – Closed 39 Uniqlo stores on Monday, Sept. 17
     
  • Ryohin Keikaku (MUJI) – Closed 4 of 6 MUJI stores in Beijing, Monday, Sept. 17
     
  • Seven & I – Closed 13 Yokado supermarkets and 198 7-11 convenience stores on Monday, Sept. 17

 

Source: Reuters, AFP, SCMP
 

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