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More ominous is the acquisition of farmland by Chinese capital. For example, Women's Shoe Nike Roshe One Hyperfuse BR 833826-100,Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II Shield Canvas Unisex Boot 153569C-467Nike Tri Fusion Run Boys Toddler Black/Dark Grey/Metallic Silver/White Running Shoes V17390,.
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Chinese investments are particularly active along the Pacific coast of Hokkaido, especially in the cities of Tomakomai and Kushiro, both equipped with port facilities.
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What China is doing in Hokkaido is far from constructing strategic bases in foreign lands as part of its “One Belt, One Road” initiative to connect it to Europe. But China’s intention of slowly penetrating Hokkaido over a long period of time is clear. Beijing’s ideal outcome is to create a situation in which people in Hokkaido cannot move forward without relying on China, the diplomatic source said. Henri Lloyd Franklin Full Zip Hooded Top CP1074,Men's Running Shoe Nike Air Max Tailwind 8 805941-001Under Armour Stom Fleece Overhead Hooded Top CP1174,.
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