Japan’s Exports Slide a Third Month on Weakness in Global Demand

Japan’s Exports Slide a Third Month on Weakness in Global Demand

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The container ship Bermudian Express is moored at a shipping terminal in front of the Diamond and Flower Ferris Wheel in Tokyo. Strength in the yen will weigh on exports even after the Bank of Japan’s surprise decision yesterday to expand monetary easing, with the currency up about 7 percent against the dollar since mid-March.