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Sharp pulls plug on appliance production in Japan

With output shifting abroad, domestic plants to focus on cutting-edge components

The Osaka plant making refrigerators, the white-goods appliance business center for Sharp, will end production next fiscal year. (Photo by Konosuke Urata)

OSAKA -- Sharp will stop making household appliances in Japan, relocating production abroad as it turns toward markets such as China and Southeast Asia.

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