Why did Japan Suspend Foreign Aid to China? Japan's Foreign Aid Decision-making and Sources of Aid Sanction

@article{Katada2001WhyDJ,
  title={Why did Japan Suspend Foreign Aid to China? Japan's Foreign Aid Decision-making and Sources of Aid Sanction},
  author={S. Katada},
  journal={Social Science Japan Journal},
  year={2001},
  volume={4},
  pages={39-58}
}
  • S. Katada
  • Published 2001
  • Political Science
  • Social Science Japan Journal
The Japanese government has suspended part of its foreign aid to China twice in the past 12 years: first in 1989 after the Tiananmen Square incident, and secondly in response to China’s nuclear testing in 1995. These two foreign aid suspension cases illustrate that the Japanese government has established extension and suspension of its foreign aid as a multiple-use foreign policy tool, as the country became the top aid donor in the world in the 1990s.The cases also indicate the importance of… Expand
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