The number of foreign residents of Tokyo is rising again after dipping when the economic bubble burst in the early 1990s, according to a report released Thursday by Mori Building Shoji Co.

The number of registered residents from the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Australia and Canada stood at 32,935 in 1997, up five percent from the 1996 figure, the report by the Tokyo-based real estate developer says.

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