Automakers' sales in China increased in 2013, recovering from a sharp decline a year earlier which was caused by anti-Japanese sentiment among Chinese consumers.
The territorial dispute over the Diaoyu Islands has hurt Japanese investment in China and bilateral trade between the countries. Row hurts cultural, travel
Japan's exports to China dropped sharply in September, hit by the row over the Diaoyu Islands, adding to market concerns about the outlook for China.
The dispute between China and Japan over the Diaoyu Islands this month is just the latest blow to Japanese carmakers.
After the upsurge in the outbreak of anti-Japan sentiment, some Japanese companies that closed a couple of days before the special day have gradually resumed operations in China.
The political tensions between China and Japan over the Diaoyu Islands, have bit into the business of many stores in the Japanese capital, causing widespread worries that the local economy would be dealt another blow.
China has canceled a plan to attend an international travel fair in Japan and warned of safety risks to Chinese tourists.
Japan's "purchase" of China's Diaoyu Islands is having an economic impact on the two Asian economic powers across a range of key industry sectors, particularly travel and tourism.
China's Ministry of Commerce on Friday launched anti-dumping investigations over imported pyridine made in Japan and India.
Chinese and Japanese airlines have been hit hard with flights between the two countries being canceled as a result of Japan's illegal "purchase" of the Diaoyu Islands.
Islands issue to have damaging consequences, ministry says
Japan's "purchase" of the Diaoyu Islands will definitely affect trade and Japanese investment in China, the Ministry of Commerce said on Wednesday.
Japanese convenience store 7-Eleven reopened its outlets in two Chinese cities Wednesday after briefly closing Tuesday amid widespread anti-Japan demonstrations.
Japanese automobile JVs in China kept their production facilities on hold Wednesday, with many other Japanese businesses resuming operation.
Japanese automakers are facing tough times in China, as ongoing territorial tensions between the two countries start to hurt sales.
The recent "purchase" of the Diaoyu Islands by the Japanese government has cast a shadow over the nation's recovering tourism industry.
The Japanese government's move to "purchase" the Diaoyu Islands will inevitably have a negative impact on the Sino-Japan economic and trade ties, China's Vice-Minister of Commerce Jiang Zengwei said.
A diplomatic row over the Diaoyu Islands is having "some impact" on Japanese car sales in China, said a Nissan Motor executive.
China's booming market has opened more industries for Japanese investors and more investment from China to Japan should be welcomed, researchers said.
The dispute between China and Japan over the Diaoyu Islands has triggered demonstrations in China.