Tokyo’s hope to draw firms from Hong Kong is proving to be a tough sell. Photo: AF Tokyo’s hope to draw firms from Hong Kong is proving to be a tough sell. Photo: AF
Tokyo’s hope to draw firms from Hong Kong is proving to be a tough sell. Photo: AF

Is Tokyo’s bid to lure businesses from Hong Kong a pipe dream?

  • Japan, as the world’s third-largest economy, already houses outposts of many financial institutions and international firms
  • But high taxes, poor English literacy, a low-tech economy, and competition from Australia and Singapore are massive hurdles Tokyo has to cross

Topic |   Japan
Tokyo’s hope to draw firms from Hong Kong is proving to be a tough sell. Photo: AF Tokyo’s hope to draw firms from Hong Kong is proving to be a tough sell. Photo: AF
Tokyo’s hope to draw firms from Hong Kong is proving to be a tough sell. Photo: AF
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