Foreigners streaming into Japan at record pace
Nikkei -- Apr 15
The net inflow of foreign residents into Japan was the largest ever during the last statistical year, as the government pushes policies to attract foreign workers to lessen the economic repercussions from a declining and graying population.

Net inflows of foreign residents reached 136,000 for the October 2015-September 2016 period, according to data released Friday by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. That figure is more than 40% above the previous year's and the fourth consecutive net inflow of foreigners, as well as the largest net inflow since such records began in 1950.

News source: Nikkei
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