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The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG), in collaboration with the national government, private sector, and others, is advancing initiatives to revitalize the financial sector in order to win back Tokyo's position as the top global financial city in Asia.

"Global Financial City: Tokyo" Vision 2.0

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In order to properly respond to major changes in the environment surrounding international finance, as well as to fully establish Tokyo's position as a leading global financial city, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) is proud to announce plans for a revision of the "Global Financial City: Tokyo" Vision, originally established in November 2017. We formulate the "Global Financial City: Tokyo" Vision 2.0 in November 2021.

Creating an attractive business and living environment

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Reduction of tax burden, convenient administrative procedures, including assistance in English, and develop a comfortable living environment such as healthcare and education.

Nurturing players for participation in the Tokyo market

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Encourage domestic and foreign financial players to enter the Tokyo market, with an emphasis on asset management and FinTech

Developing Tokyo Green Finance

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Looking ahead to the post-covid19, we are promoting "Sustainable Recovery" such as building a carbon-free society.
In order to support these movements from the financial aspect, we have set up a committee for the realization of the "Tokyo Green Finance Market (tentative name)" and are proceeding with studies for the development of green finance.

Contributing to solving social issues through finance

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Contribute to solving social problems through finance by thoroughly protecting investors and promoting ESG investment that is drawing attention around the world.

Exchanges and collaboration with The City of London Corporation

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The Tokyo Metropolitan Government and The City of London Corporation signed a Memorandum of Understanding on exchanges and collaboration in December 2017. The MoU is part of the Global Financial City: Tokyo Vision announced in November 2017 in which the City of London, which is in the heart of the London's financial district and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government will cooperate on issues such as financial sector events, financial education programs, ESG investment, and green finance.