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 https://t.co/Q7Ol9Li0oH Pic: Hoshinoya Tokyo https://t.co/lMIBa1dxpO

Jul 17, 2017

This is what elderly millionaires spend their cash on in Japan  http://tinyurl.com/y6vwmx9r  (picture of Japan's latest luxury train - Mizukaze) https://t.co/HhQqOSU8bZ

Jul 02, 2017

Hitachi looking to buy consulting, system engineering firms to add services to sales of trains, excavators, turbines https://t.co/NvRNEnLOzx https://t.co/6Cr6ZlRRCa

Jun 13, 2017

Why it took 27 years for Japanese delivery giant Yamato to hike prices  https://tinyurl.com/y8f28zjp  https://t.co/luZQGMZNzB

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