Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (left) visit a Toyota Motor group factory in Tomakomai on Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido in May 2018. Photo: Kyodo

Japan puts Toyota, Sony and 516 other firms on ‘national security’ list to counter China risk, foreign raiders

  • Foreigners buying 1 per cent or more in core firms face tighter investment scrutiny, versus previous threshold of 10 per cent
  • Japan takes step in line with measures adopted by US, Europe and others to counter China security risk
Topic |   US-China trade war
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (left) visit a Toyota Motor group factory in Tomakomai on Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido in May 2018. Photo: Kyodo
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