Japanese companies have had their challenges in China, while Chinese companies have yet to establish a substantial presence in Japan. Recently, however, we’ve seen some promising examples of collaboration in both directions.

Nick Leung, Managing Partner of McKinsey’s Greater China Practice, discussed this topic recently with Peter Kenevan, Ken Kajii, and Gordon Orr. Peter and Ken are Partners in McKinsey’s Tokyo office. Gordon is Chairman of McKinsey’s Asia Practice, and is based in Shanghai.