Which Asian countries benefited the most from communication with Europeans in the 16th century? What was it?

The Japanese gained the greatest benefits from contacts with Europeans: they quickly learned how to make firearms, this accelerated the unification of the country. The Chinese received less benefit – the Portuguese competition broke the monopoly of the Malays in the sea trade.

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