ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Politics

Tokyo governor wants to relocate Tsukiji fish market next May

Koike eyes partnership with private sector on site's redevelopment

Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike, in an interview with The Nikkei, discussed plans for the Tsukiji fish market site.

TOKYO -- Gov. Yuriko Koike aims to relocate Tokyo's landmark Tsukiji fish market to the Toyosu waterfront district in May 2018 by working closely with vendors and others to ensure the smoothest transition possible.

"The move must happen by the end of 2018," she told The Nikkei in an interview Wednesday. "We'll relocate to a new wholesale market in Toyosu with the cooperation and understanding of industry players."

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more