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Japan exports drop again, adds to recession worry

Trucks loading containers park near a container area at a port in Tokyo November 21, 2012. Japan's exports fell in annual terms for a fifth month in October, hurt by the fallout from a diplomatic row with China and feeble global demand, a further sign the economy may be slipping into recession and adding weight to calls for policy easing. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Trucks loading containers park near a container area at a port in Tokyo November 21, 2012. Japan's exports fell in annual terms for a fifth month in October, hurt by the fallout from a diplomatic row with China and feeble global demand, a further...more

Trucks loading containers park near a container area at a port in Tokyo November 21, 2012. Japan's exports fell in annual terms for a fifth month in October, hurt by the fallout from a diplomatic row with China and feeble global demand, a further sign the economy may be slipping into recession and adding weight to calls for policy easing. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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A worker is seen in a container area at a port in Tokyo November 21, 2012. Japan's exports fell in annual terms for a fifth month in October, hurt by the fallout from a diplomatic row with China and feeble global demand, a further sign the economy may be slipping into recession and adding weight to calls for policy easing. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A worker is seen in a container area at a port in Tokyo November 21, 2012. Japan's exports fell in annual terms for a fifth month in October, hurt by the fallout from a diplomatic row with China and feeble global demand, a further sign the economy...more

A worker is seen in a container area at a port in Tokyo November 21, 2012. Japan's exports fell in annual terms for a fifth month in October, hurt by the fallout from a diplomatic row with China and feeble global demand, a further sign the economy may be slipping into recession and adding weight to calls for policy easing. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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A worker is seen in a container area at a port in Tokyo November 21, 2012. Japan's exports fell in annual terms for a fifth month in October, hurt by the fallout from a diplomatic row with China and feeble global demand, a further sign the economy may be slipping into recession and adding weight to calls for policy easing. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A worker is seen in a container area at a port in Tokyo November 21, 2012. Japan's exports fell in annual terms for a fifth month in October, hurt by the fallout from a diplomatic row with China and feeble global demand, a further sign the economy...more

A worker is seen in a container area at a port in Tokyo November 21, 2012. Japan's exports fell in annual terms for a fifth month in October, hurt by the fallout from a diplomatic row with China and feeble global demand, a further sign the economy may be slipping into recession and adding weight to calls for policy easing. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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A worker is seen in a container area at a port in Tokyo November 21, 2012. Japan's exports fell in annual terms for a fifth month in October, hurt by the fallout from a diplomatic row with China and feeble global demand, a further sign the economy may be slipping into recession and adding weight to calls for policy easing. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A worker is seen in a container area at a port in Tokyo November 21, 2012. Japan's exports fell in annual terms for a fifth month in October, hurt by the fallout from a diplomatic row with China and feeble global demand, a further sign the economy...more

A worker is seen in a container area at a port in Tokyo November 21, 2012. Japan's exports fell in annual terms for a fifth month in October, hurt by the fallout from a diplomatic row with China and feeble global demand, a further sign the economy may be slipping into recession and adding weight to calls for policy easing. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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People work next to a container loaded on a truck at a container area at a port in Tokyo November 21, 2012. Japan's exports fell in annual terms for a fifth month in October, hurt by the fallout from a diplomatic row with China and feeble global demand, a further sign the economy may be slipping into recession and adding weight to calls for policy easing. REUTERS/Issei Kato

People work next to a container loaded on a truck at a container area at a port in Tokyo November 21, 2012. Japan's exports fell in annual terms for a fifth month in October, hurt by the fallout from a diplomatic row with China and feeble global...more

People work next to a container loaded on a truck at a container area at a port in Tokyo November 21, 2012. Japan's exports fell in annual terms for a fifth month in October, hurt by the fallout from a diplomatic row with China and feeble global demand, a further sign the economy may be slipping into recession and adding weight to calls for policy easing. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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A man works at a construction site in Tokyo November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A man works at a construction site in Tokyo November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A man works at a construction site in Tokyo November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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