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The finance and central bank chiefs of Japan, China and South Korea gather in Yokohama on May 5 on the sidelines of the ADB's annual meeting. (Photo by Kosaku Mimura)
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Japan, China, South Korea decry protectionism in rare show of unity

Finance and central bank chiefs meet to discuss financial safeguards for Asia

MITSURU OBE, Nikkei staff writer | China

YOKOHAMA -- The finance ministers and central bank chiefs of Japan, China and South Korea issued a joint statement Friday opposing protectionism and promoting currency cooperation among Asian countries.

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