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“Global Financial City: Tokyo” Vison

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has set a goal to make Tokyo the world’s top global financial city as a key pillar of growth strategy, and formulated the “Global Financial City Tokyo” Vision in November 2017, which states the direction of concrete initiatives to realize the goal.
The city is taking swift actions to implement the initiatives listed in the vision with the cooperation of the national government, private companies, and related overseas organizations.

  • Text of "Global Financial City: Tokyo" Vision -Toward the Tokyo Financial Big Bang
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Past efforts to formulate the Vison

Advisory Panel for Global Financial City Tokyo

With the goal of realizing Global Financial City Tokyo, in November 2016, an advisory panel comprising the governor of Tokyo, financial experts, leaders of companies in Japan and abroad, and others, has been established to examine the revitalization of the financial sector and the development of business in Japan by foreign financial companies, and study sweeping measures to resolve such challenges. After about an year long discussion, "Advisory Panel for Global Financial City Tokyo Final Review" has been compiled in October 2017.

  • Text of "Advisory Panel for Global Financial City Tokyo Final Review"
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Meeting of top executives of foreign financial institutions for the goal of realizing Global Financial City Tokyo

In formulating the“Global Financial City: Tokyo” Vison, the governor hosted a meeting of top executives of foreign financial institutions to discuss issues related to the Global Financial City Tokyo and further enhance the content.

Meeting to Discuss the Attraction of Foreign Financial Companies to Tokyo

In order to attract asset management companies, FinTech companies and others, the “Meeting to Discuss the Attraction of Foreign Financial Companies to Tokyo,” comprising the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Financial Services Agency, private enterprises and others, was established in November 2016. Following discussions to consider new measures, it complied the “Immediate Measures for Attracting Foreign Financial Companies” in December.

  • Text of "Immediate Measures for Attracting Foreign Financial Companies"
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