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Japan's exports fall for 9th straight month

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The nine-month slump in Japan's exports follows revised data that showed the economy grew at a slower-than-expected pace in April-June as business spending was downgraded from initial estimates.

What a great time to raise the sales tax, thanks Shinzo.

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The latest data comes a day before BOJ policymakers on Thursday decide whether to expand an already massive stimulus program to shield the economy from a possible downturn and protect its growth drivers.

My yet to be born great-great-grandchildren do not thank you Mr. Abe!

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"......  imports from the United States dipped 9.2%, causing Japan's trade surplus with the world's biggest economy to rise 3.8% from a year earlier ......"

Don't think deDonnie will like this. But then again, he probably doesn't know since he doesn't read the "fake" news.

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Japan's exports fall for 9th straight month

What a great time to raise the sales tax, thanks Shinzo.

And I'm prediciting Japan's household spending falls .

Exports fall. Household spending falls. Recession..

Good times everyone.

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*And I'm prediciting *Japan's household spending falls .

Exports fall. Household spending falls. Recession..

Aly...indeed brother...like a night follows day.. and 3 guesses what the LDP govt oyaji response will be...yep, more stimulus via supplementary budget. The land of the ever rising pork barrel.

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Japan depends on export. It is time to stop fighting Asian partners and start selling to accurate buyers.

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The longest serving PM Abe missed the longest goal of Japan. Without good relationships with neighbors, nothing is good.

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FX rate

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And yet, the useless dunderhead is still PM.

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And yet, the useless dunderhead is still PM.

Incredible, isn't it?

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Wait ‘TIL next month-More gloom and doom coming soon...

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What does Red China produce that the United States cannot import from our ally, Japan?

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