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As China's economy slows, Japanese exports take a hit

Cars, chips and other goods suffer biggest decline in 7 years in April

Containers are stacked at an industrial port in Tokyo.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- The slowdown in China's economy caused by lockdowns in Shanghai and other cities sent Japanese exports to the country falling 22.6% by volume on the year in April, preliminary data released Thursday shows, the largest drop since February 2015.

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