For years, made in Japan was considered best.
Now labor cost in Japan is high (just like USA) and the camera makers are looking for cheaper labor.
The Japanese approach to manufacturing things in China is different than USA companies.
The Japanese companies send a team of management and quality control people from Japan to run the operation.
You should see equal quality.
Is made in country important for purchasing a Sony cyber-shot digital camera ?
Because made in country is printed in some Sony cyber-shot digital cameras but some are not.
Is made in Japan camera good than made in China ?