Negative evaluation of Japanese investment in China is aplenty, both within Japan and abroad. This involves the assessment that Japanese investment in China is behind not only that of U.S. and European multinational companies (MNCs) but also that of Taiwanese and Korean firms, and its performance has been inferior to the performance of U.S., European, Taiwanese, and Korean investment. It is usually pointed out that the inferior performance is due to the following factors:
Our basic questions are: first, whether these allegations are true, second, if so, what are the reasons, and third, what are areas for improvement both in management and public policies.
The Chinese leadership has promised for years that reform was around the bend and then you see things like President Xi’s speech where he emphasized the central role of the party... Members of the business community see the Trump administration as an opportunity for the U.S. to rattle the cage in Beijing.