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Japan's consumer prices show signs of picking up

Cabinet Office cites causes for optimism in fight against deflation

A woman walks out of a Tokyo shopping mall.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- There are encouraging signs that the pace of growth in Japan's consumer prices, a closely watched gauge of the nation's long-running fight against deflation, may finally pick up in the first half of 2018.

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