Chinese debate over Japan’s release of treated wastewater from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant has thus far been characterized by disinformation, nationalism, and heavy online censorship. This in turn has fueled fear...
Mar 15, 2011
Despite the fact that China now controls about 95% of global supply of rare earth elements, the country may need to import the minerals to meet rising domestic demand, Bloomberg reports: “China may eventually need to import the...
Aug 22, 2008
The Guardian reports: China has replaced the United States as Japan’s biggest export destination, underlining the Olympic host’s emergence as a global economic power. Japan’s finance ministry said exports to...
Apr 7, 2006
From Reuters via the Washington Post (link) Japanese Farm Minister Shoichi Nakagawa, in an apparent criticism of China, said on Friday that Japan should not seek free trade pacts with countries that cannot guarantee the safety of its citizens. The comments by Nakagawa — who is known for his hardline views toward China and North […]
Feb 24, 2006
From People’s Daily (link): The China-Japan trade rose by 12.7% to reach 189.3 billion US dollars last year, hitting a new high for seven year in a row, according to statistics released by Japan External Trade Organization. The statistics show though trade volume between the two countries continued to surge last year, the growth slowed […]
Nov 23, 2005
From AFP, via Aljazeera.Net: China will order 60 bullet trains from a Japanese consortium led by Kawasaki Heavy Industries as Beijing turns to both Japanese and German firms to expand its rail network. The Railways Ministry will buy 60 bullet trains from the Kawasaki-led consortium to run in China as early as 2008, the Yomiuri […]
Apr 19, 2005
From Scotsman.com: Waves of anti-Japanese protests sweeping China for the past three weeks have threatened bilateral economic ties between East Asia’s biggest economies. Fears are growing that an obscure dispute over the approval of eight revisionist Japanese history textbooks could disrupt booming trade and investment flows, and shatter a key pillar of global growth. Although […]
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