Japan’s Worse-Than-Forecast Output Bolsters Abe’s Stimulus Case

Japan’s Worse-Than-Forecast Output Bolsters Abe’s Stimulus Case

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Containers are stacked at a shipping terminal in Tokyo, Japan. Japan's exports fell for a sixth month in November and the trade deficit swelled, underscoring the challenge that incoming Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces in reviving growth.