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’

Topic |   China-Japan relations
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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