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More ominous is the acquisition of farmland by Chinese capital. For example, Brave Soul MSRT Spence Cargo Short CP2090,Adidas Adilette Supercloud Plus Womens Black/Mineral Blue/White Slippers V22672Supremacy Ash Tennis Short CP2204,.
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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. Womens Sandals C Label Iria-3 Orange,Nike Internationalist Womens University Red/Black/Blue Grey/Bright Mango Running Shoes V81942Womens Shoes C Label Liberty-8B Black,.
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