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Japan December exports rise 5.4% year/year: MOF

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NewsHubJapan ‘s exports rose 5.4 percent in December from a year earlier, posting the first gain in 15 months, government data showed on Wednesday, reflecting a pick-up in global demand and effects of a weaker yen.
The rise in the value of exports compared with a 1.2 percent increase expected by economists in a Reuters poll. It followed a 0.4 percent year-on-year decline in November, the Ministry of Finance data showed.

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