Reporter for Bloomberg News in Tokyo, specializing in trains, planes and infrastructure. Lived in Japan for more than 20 years. Any views are my own.

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@ChrisTokyo — 594 followers, 187 tweets

Jul 17, 2017

RT @MarikaKatanuma: 日本は世界で2番目に富裕層が多く、中でも「小金もち」のシニア層が増加中。その層をターゲットした豪華列車やクルーズなど様々な高級サービスが登場し、「モノ消費」<「コト消費」の需要に答える動きがあります。…

Jul 17, 2017

Japan has more millionaires than China & Germany combined - they're spending on luxury services Pic: Hoshinoya Tokyo

Jul 17, 2017

This is what elderly millionaires spend their cash on in Japan  (picture of Japan's latest luxury train - Mizukaze)

Jul 02, 2017

Hitachi looking to buy consulting, system engineering firms to add services to sales of trains, excavators, turbines

Jun 13, 2017

Why it took 27 years for Japanese delivery giant Yamato to hike prices

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