By the Late 1880s the Empire of the Rising Sun had established a strong foothold on the Chinese Mainland. Peking was basically abandoned as the Fall made it impossible to maintain a position there. Shanghai was the Largest Chinese City to be controlled by the Imperial Army. Order was maintained and resources were used to maintain the population as well as export to the Japanese homeland. Formosa and Hainan both say the arrival of refugees from Northern Japan. Food production was the number one priority.