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Coronavirus

Japan preps first subsidy to company moving production out of China

Iris Ohyama to bring mask manufacturing to home base

Iris Ohyama will also make the main materials that go into masks in Japan.

TOKYO/SENDAI, Japan -- Consumer products maker Iris Ohyama is set to become the first Japanese company to receive a government subsidy to shift production out of China as part of an effort to build more resilient supply chains.

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