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China's imports of Japanese cosmetics keep rising

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One thing about the Chinese. Despite their government's anti-Japanese rhetoric at times, it doesn't seem to dampen their enthusiasm for Japanese products. Chinese love to travel to Japan and eagerly buy many Japanese products, they know quality when they see it.

Which is more than I could say for another Asian neighbor and their petty and pathetic boycott Japan nonsense.

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Shame on these companies for increasing their dealings with a repressive and genocidal Communist regime. Companies with ethics are winding back their connections with disgusting China. Whereas companies like Shiseido turn a blind eye to the outrages.

Staking your future on such a sick and unstable regime will 100% end in disaster.

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Why is this News? Everyone knows the Japanese products are the best.

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"One thing about the Chinese. Despite their government's anti-Japanese rhetoric at times, it doesn't seem to dampen their enthusiasm for Japanese products. Chinese love to travel to Japan and eagerly buy many Japanese products, they know quality when they see it."

They plus 97% of their accompanying JT lovers: birds of a feather..

The more Japan ignores them, the closer they get.

-10 ( +10 / -20 )

It's 2021 now. Why are they reporting on 2019? Wasn't 2019 when China continued to boycott everything Korean due to the Thaad missile issue?

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I heard that Korean cosmetics are popular among Japanese youngsters and they go to Shin-Okubo to buy them.

-1 ( +5 / -6 )

This story is newsworthy. Ahemmmm.

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This isn't surprising, a government does not equal it's people. No matter what tensions or disputes two governments have with each other, the individual people's of those nations can generally get along. The Chinese people clearly seem to like Japanese products and culture, despite the CCPs vitriol, otherwise they wouldn't spend their Yuan on it.

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This isn't surprising. China is Japan's No.1 trading partner by far as is rapidly pulling further ahead of EU and USA. It's time for the Japanese regime to adopt a political disposition to suit this reality. Not saying Japan should be allied with China. Just kick out the occupation forces, threatening them with an alliance with China if they don't GTFO immediately, and adopt a neutral stance.

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It's 2021 now. Why are they reporting on 2019? Wasn't 2019 when China continued to boycott everything Korean due to the Thaad missile issue?

Aren't they still boycotting S Korea due to Thaad missiles? If not, they should. How would USA react if China placed missiles in Cuba for example? Anywhere in S Korea is much closer to Beijing than anywhere in Cuba is to Washington. As a matter of fact, the CCP should take much more forceful action! Given the previous use of WMDs and illegal military aggression on the part of the US regime.

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Japanese products are overpriced, so Japanese consumers go to ShinOkubo for more affordable quality products.

The Chinese believe Japanese products are more trustworthy than domestic brands. They are concerned with the health risks associated with Chinese products which should be a warning to people around the world.

The CCP are boycotting Korea, so Chinese consumers have less access to Korean products.

-1 ( +4 / -5 )

Whatever happens people, buy Japanese products..

-1 ( +4 / -5 )

My wife is from Shanghai and generally dislikes Japan, but she much prefers Japanese, Taiwanese or even Hong Kong goods over those from China. The three have quality control where China, not so much. But she'll tell you with an air of resentment that "the Japanese keep the best for themselves".

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The Chinese government has done a very good job to keep the normal trades in order although there is a political rift with Japan over territory dispute! Unlike some countries who just know jealous and meaningless attacks over China due to their own incompetence! Their language was rude and unconstructive! Australia is such a bad example, they are going to torn the deal over the lease of Darwin Port signed with China by previous admin.! Who is going to deal with you anymore?

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Shame on these companies for increasing their dealings with a repressive and genocidal Communist regime.

These companies are just responding to demands, and majority customers are ordinary non-communist Chinese. The Chinese authorities should recognize and lament that their anti-Japanese campaigns and patriotic education have failed.

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This reminds me of a time I was in Akihabara buying a region-free DVD player when a bus of Chinese tourists pulled up. They came in and started buying everything and I mean EVERYTHING. The very first and only thing they did in making a purchasing decision was to look and see where it was made. If it said "Made in Japan" they bought it. "Made in China" stayed on the shelf.

By this time, I had my dvd player in a bag and was finished but stayed to watch the show. It was incredible. When they finally left 90 min. later, the store looked like a farm field after a hoard of locusts. There was just nothing left (except for Chinese made products) on the shelves. They even bought the floor models.

I asked the staff if that had happened before. They told me it was a weekly occurrence.

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When they finally left 90 min. later, the store looked like a farm field after a hoard of locusts. There was just nothing left (except for Chinese made products) on the shelves. They even bought the floor models. I asked the staff if that had happened before. They told me it was a weekly occurrence.

I,d wager since they bought anything and everything that it was all destined for a re-sale in China.

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This reminds me of a time I was in Akihabara buying a region-free DVD player when a bus of Chinese tourists pulled up. They came in and started buying everything and I mean EVERYTHING. The very first and only thing they did in making a purchasing decision was to look and see where it was made. If it said "Made in Japan" they bought it. "Made in China" stayed on the shelf.

Well, they're tourists, what did you expect they buy in Japan? Why waste precious luggage space for things you can buy back home?

China is consistently the country with highest travel and tourism expenditure in the recent years, if they are willing to spend their money in Japan, isn't this good enough for Japan's local economy?

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I heard the cosmetic industry is suffering because mask wearing doesn't require make up. This sounds more logical in today's world

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If they don't go out as much then they have more money to buy with.

And there will actually be more opportunities, not less, to wear them as they will also spend more time on social media.

If they go out, they don't have to wear makeup as theyll be wearing masks

0 ( +0 / -0 )

So much for decoupling. As I said many times before, Japan won’t escape the thaws of the CCP!

10 ( +11 / -1 )

" escape the thaws of the CCP"

Is the CCP becoming liquid or soft as a result of global warming?

Surely they will reek.

-9 ( +1 / -10 )

Corporate greed vs public trust! Money is power in this case and CHina wins because the corporations only care about stock holders earnings, not what people say or think,

0 ( +0 / -0 )

Chinese are nostalgic about the Japanese products.

China-Japan very friendly about these things than China-Korea and Japan-Korea.

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