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Published in TZ Latest News 18 February, 2015 by The TZ Newswire Staff

Japan’s annual exports jump most since late 2013 in boost to economy

Japan’s annual exports in January jumped the most since late 2013 in an encouraging sign a weak yen is finally boosting the nation’s all-important export engine and helping the economy crawl out of recession. A pickup in shipments – which had been a soft spot in the economy – is welcome news for policymakers who hope exports will offset still-weak private consumption, and cheaper oil prices will spur firms to spend more on wages and investment, generating a virtuous growth cycle.

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