Two-thirds of Chinese boycotted Japanese goods over Senkaku Islands dispute

Nearly two-thirds of Chinese people boycotted Japanese products amid the Senkaku islands with Japan, a new poll has found.

The Kyodo news online survey found that almost all Chinese said that anti-Japan sentiment has intensified in the world’s second-largest economy since the government purchased three the Senkaku islands in September.

According to the Japan Times, the findings also highlighted a disparity in the way Chinese and Japanese view each another, with roughly one-third of the Chinese respondents feeling they can still trust Japan despite the Senkakus territorial row, while only five percent of the Japanese polled gave a similar answer.

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