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Economy

Japan March exports fall 11.7% amid coronavirus pandemic

The trade balance come to a surplus of 4.9 billion yen as imports fall 5.0%

The big drop in export in March followed a 1.0% fall in February.    © Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) -- Japan's exports slumped the most in nearly four years in March as U.S.-bound shipments, including cars, fell at the fastest rate since 2011, highlighting the damage the coronavirus pandemic is inflicting on global demand and trade.

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