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China is a roadbump for Toyota's global resurgence

Nov 6, 2012
Toyota and other Japanese carmakers are reporting lower sales in China due to the two nations' dispute over offshore islands, but Toyota projects higher earnings worldwide.
Posted In: Japan, China, Toyota, cars

Japan suffers export headache over dispute with China

Oct 22, 2012
Japanese exports fell 10.3 percent in September raising fears of a slide into recession.
Posted In: Japan, earthquake, recession, export

Sprint Nextel to get a $20 billion lifeline

Oct 15, 2012
Softbank, Japan’s No. 3 mobile phone network, agrees to buy a majority stake in Sprint, in a bold bid to take on giants AT&T and Verizon.
Posted In: Softbank, Sprint, Japan, Mergers and Acquisitions

China snubs Japan with IMF no-show

Oct 10, 2012
As China and Japan are disputing island territories, the head of China's central bank will be a no-show at this week's meeting of the International Monetary Fund in Japan.
Posted In: China, Japan, IMF

Japan carmakers to cut China production

Oct 8, 2012
Japan's carmakers are reporting a huge drop in sales in China, and it's not about China's slowing growth. Anti-Japan protests in China are such an issue, Toyota and Nissan have both cut back on Chinese production.
Posted In: China, auto market, Japan

Japanese manufacturers feeling gloomy

Oct 1, 2012
A new survey by Japan's central bank has found sagging confidence among manufacturers as the nation continues a territorial dispute with China.
Posted In: Japan, China

Growing China-Japan tensions could help U.S. economy

Sep 25, 2012
The ongoing fight between China and Japan over a chain of islands continues, and now it has Toyota is scaling back production of its luxury Lexus models because of reduced demand in China.
Posted In: China, Japan, free trade

Chinese protest Japanese companies during island dispute

Sep 17, 2012
Several major Japanese companies are shutting down some operations in China, citing concerns about the safety of their workers.
Posted In: China, Japan, dispute, protests

Japan considers ending nuclear power

Sep 14, 2012
Today, Japanese government officials announced a bold new energy plan. The policy -- which still needs approval from the cabinet -- would end the use of nuclear power in Japan by 2040.
Posted In: Japan, nuclear

Tensions grow between China and Japan over islands

Aug 20, 2012
In China over the weekend, activists smashed shop windows and overturned cars in a wave of anti-Japanese protests. The protests center around a couple of uninhabited, rocky islands in the East China Sea.
Posted In: China, Japan

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