Toyota Restarts Production in China

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Japanese automakers operating in China have been hurt by negative sentiment over territorial dispute. Retails stores and auto dealers belonging to Japanese brands have been vandalized across China. What’s more, protesters have also vandalized cars and restaurants, and there’s a generalized state of anger.
Toyota will soon be able to resume full production in China, according to spokesman Joichi Tachikawa. Rival carmaker Honda was able to restart its production last week, but it has not reopened all the dealers yet.

Toyota president Akio Toyota said sales will in China will be hurt through next month. All three of Japans major automakers, Toyota, Nissan and Honda, have reported attacks on their dealerships in port city of Qingdao, Bloomberg reports.

The non-Japanese automakers will probably find ways to benefit from the strong opposition to all things made by the land of the rising sun.
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