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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,Converse Unisex Sneakers Navy Blue 935317,Albertini / Outdoor Shoes / BlackPuma Adreno Fg Men Firm Ground Soccer Cleats Lava Blast-White-Black 775521,.
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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. 50% Off Adidas X 16.1 FG Football Boots Orange Silver E12m2051,Alfio Raldo / Synthetic Leather Loafers / BeigeSuper Popular Air Jordan 11 Demon King 72-10 Basketball Shoes Black White U83r7193,.
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