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Japan's Kubota has no plans to leave Myanmar despite crisis

President says farm machinery maker has 'no political motivation' amid sharp rise in demand

Kubata has maintained a relationship with Myanmar since the 1950s.  In addition to selling tractors, it has also built water supply and sewage systems there.

OSAKA -- It has been nearly half a year since the military seized control in Myanmar. Many foreign companies, including Norwegian telecom operator Telenor and Japanese brewer Kirin Holdings, have decided to sell their businesses or end joint ventures in the country.

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