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JAPAN-ECONOMY/DEFLATION

December 8, 2009

JAPAN-ECONOMY/DEFLATION

A passerby walks in front of a retail shop displaying a sale advertisement in Tokyo July 10, 2009. Japanese wholesale prices fell at a record pace in June, showing that the world’s No. 2 economy is still struggling with slack demand despite some recent tentative signs of improvement in its manufacturing sector. REUTERS/Issei Kato (JAPAN BUSINESS)

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