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Preview: Japan July exports seen rising for 8th straight month

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By Kaori KanekoTOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's exports were expected to record an eighth straight month of growth in July, a Reuters poll found, suggesting robust offshore demand could underpin moderate economic recovery.Exports are expected to have risen 13.6 percent in July from a year ago, accelerating from a 9.7 percent increase in June, the poll of 15 economists found.Imports were seen likely to have grown 17.0 percent from a year earlier, up for a seventh straight month."The global economy is gradually gaining momentum, so exports could pick up the pace of growth," said Takeshi Minami, chief ...

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First Published: Thu, August 10 2017. 11:02 IST