Japan’s July Exports Drop 14 Percent in Biggest Fall Since 2009

  • Shipments to U.S., China and European Union all decline
  • Biggest factor was drop in exports of cars, ships, and steel

Choukeir: Japan Must Find New Ways to Stimulate Economy

Japan’s exports declined the most since 2009, with shipments down for a 10th consecutive month. The continued drop highlights the difficulty of kick-starting growth and pulling Japan’s economy out of the doldrums.

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