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Is Japan on the verge of a recession?

Japanese manufacturers' business confidence has turned negative for the first time since 2013. Image: REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Daniel Leussink

Tetsushi Kajimoto

Correspondent, Thomson Reuters Foundation

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A man in a bicycle drives past containers at an industrial port in Tokyo, Japan, May 22, 2019. Picture taken on May 22, 2019.   REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon - RC126C13F680
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