Asahi to Ajinomoto CEOs Betting Deflation Will Defeat Abenomics

Asahi to Ajinomoto CEOs Betting Deflation Will Defeat Abenomics

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A woman browses shoes at a store in the shopping district of Harajuku in Tokyo. Consumer prices will probably rise 0.1 percent this year and 2 percent in 2014, according to the median estimates of economists in a Bloomberg News survey.