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Japan Exports Fall Despite Favorable Yen

Posted September 15, 2014

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Automotive News)

Japan's auto exports finally may be decoupling from the yen after decades of yo-yoing up and down with exchange rates.

Indeed, despite the most export-friendly currency levels in five years, auto shipments from Japan are in reverse.

Exports by each of Japan's Big 3 – Toyota, Nissan and Honda – fell in the first seven months of 2014 from year-earlier levels. Read more here.