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Corporate China's 'red economic zone' envelops Japan

Alibaba, Tujia, Mobike in full-court press for consumers

Chinese tourists in Tokyo's Ginza shopping district. The growing wave of Chinese-backed services flooding into Japan will likely shake up old regulations and business practices in the sharing economy and other fields.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Forget the Year of the Rooster, 2017 is quickly shaping up to be the year that corporate China made a full-court press in the Japanese market, with services from the Asian giant sprouting up one after another along the archipelago. 

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