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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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Resort facilities in Tomamu and Sahoro are well-known as instances of investments in Hokkaido by Chinese. The Tomamu resort was suddenly bought up by a Shanghai company 15 years ago and what used to look like a ghost town has developed a completely different face. But unlike other resorts,Ralph Lauren Polo Hanford Heather Ripstop Trainer CP4940,Nike Air Huarache Run Ultra Womens Black/White Running Shoes V32133Superga 2750 Cotu Classic Trainer CP5006,.
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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. Womens Shoes Badgley Mischka Flash II Pewter Metallic Suede,Nike Free Rn Flyknit Womens Hyper Violet/Total Crimson/Laser Orange/Black Running Shoes V59811Womens Sandals C Label Lingo-2 Brown,.
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