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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. New Balance M576NGA 25th Anniversary Edition - Navy Fast Shipping,Men's OCEAN CURRENT Paradox Short-Sleeve Tee (BLACK),New Balance WL574WBG - Pink Outlet Stores,.
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