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Fukuoka and Kansai Named as Candidates for Global Financial Center

The national government is considering developing new global financial centers in Fukuoka and the Kansai area. While the country had formerly worked to create such a district in Tokyo, recurring natural disasters and the new coronavirus pandemic triggered a policy shift to decentralization. The government is working to appropriate special budgets for the fiscal year of 2021 and to support the invitation of international financial institutions and law firms’ invitation.  Source: Tokyo NP

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Published: Aug 20, 2020 / Last Updated: Aug 20, 2020