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The Japan-Taiwan Relationship Under the Tsai Ing-wen Administration

  • Madoka Fukuda
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Part of the Politics and Development of Contemporary China book series (PDCC)

Abstract

This chapter delineates recent Japan-Taiwan relations, primarily during the period of 2008–2017, by focusing on key factors influencing the relationship. The chapter reveals the following findings. First, the Japan-Taiwan relationship has remained stable even with the change of Taiwanese administration. Second, the progress of the relationship has been consistent with the Japan-China Joint Communique in 1972. Third, it is undeniable that any possibility of cooperation between Japan and Taiwan has occasionally depended on the reaction and response of China. Fourth, the importance of having no official diplomatic relationship has been declining in the context of greater social interactions between Japan and Taiwan.

Keywords

Japan-Taiwan relations Maritime dispute Fishery agreement Abe administration 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Madoka Fukuda
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  1. 1.Department of Global Politics, Faculty of LawHosei UniversityTokyoJapan

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