Japan-China Economic Relationship and China’s Economy
China is Japan‘s largest trading partner, and one of the largest investment destinations for Japanese companies. Economic relations between Japan and China, including trade and investment, are very close. The two leaders of Japan and China have shared the view that mutually beneficial cooperation is possible in specific areas of economy and exchanges of people, and agreed that they will encourage cooperation in areas such as green economy including environment and energy conservation, as well as medical care, nursing care and healthcare.
At the same time, Japan has been conveying to China that it is important that China guarantees legitimate business activities of Japanese companies by ensuring a transparent, predictable, and fair business environment. Japan has been also urging China to act together as responsible nations under the global rules on international issues, such as climate change and development finance.