Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, seen on a screen during a meeting in Taipei, has sparked Chinese anger with his comments on Taiwan. Photo: AP
Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, seen on a screen during a meeting in Taipei, has sparked Chinese anger with his comments on Taiwan. Photo: AP

Japanese Foreign Direct Investment in China slows as tensions rise, but Asean 5, Asian Tigers benefit

  • China’s slice of Japan’s FDI pie is now smaller than that of both the Asian Tigers and the Asean 5 of Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Philippines
  • The slowdown comes amid diplomatic tensions inflamed by former PM Shinzo Abe’s comments on Taiwan, but Oxford Economics says China is still Tokyo’s ‘favourite’

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, seen on a screen during a meeting in Taipei, has sparked Chinese anger with his comments on Taiwan. Photo: AP
Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, seen on a screen during a meeting in Taipei, has sparked Chinese anger with his comments on Taiwan. Photo: AP
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