Kyodo recently surveyed some 150 major listed companies, of which 96 responded. The respondents include Canon, Toyota, KDDI, NEC, Kobe Steel and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. Photo: EPA-EFE Kyodo recently surveyed some 150 major listed companies, of which 96 responded. The respondents include Canon, Toyota, KDDI, NEC, Kobe Steel and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. Photo: EPA-EFE
Kyodo recently surveyed some 150 major listed companies, of which 96 responded. The respondents include Canon, Toyota, KDDI, NEC, Kobe Steel and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. Photo: EPA-EFE

Almost half of Japan technology firms diversifying supply chains away from China, survey shows

  • Kyodo News survey shows 42 per cent said they have diversified or are considering diversifying their supply chains by moving to India and Southeast Asian countries
  • The move comes in response to rising US-China competition over technological supremacy and concerns about potential concentration of medical production

Topic |   China-Japan relations
Kyodo recently surveyed some 150 major listed companies, of which 96 responded. The respondents include Canon, Toyota, KDDI, NEC, Kobe Steel and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. Photo: EPA-EFE Kyodo recently surveyed some 150 major listed companies, of which 96 responded. The respondents include Canon, Toyota, KDDI, NEC, Kobe Steel and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. Photo: EPA-EFE
Kyodo recently surveyed some 150 major listed companies, of which 96 responded. The respondents include Canon, Toyota, KDDI, NEC, Kobe Steel and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. Photo: EPA-EFE
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