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 U.S. still has some leverage over China, because China clearly wants a deal. ... U.S. financial markets also seem to have been boosted by the prospects of a U.S.-China trade deal, so I think it could have a negative effect on both financial markets and economic activity in both countries if a deal is not struck