So far this year, five Chinese provincial officials have met with top executives in Japan.
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The five also held an investment seminar and participated in the Japan-China Governors' Forum on May 11 in Sapporo on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido. It was the second time since April 2012 that the forum took place in Japan.
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Meanwhile, Gov. Wang visited a large trading company and other locations.
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"Now, there are more two-way investments. Parts procurement as well as research and development are handled in Japan while manufacturing is done in China," Shimizu said.
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Warming Sino-Japanese ties led to increased direct Japanese investment in 2017 to $3.2 billion.
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