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Azumi Says Automakers Are Main Engine for Economy of Japan

December 09, 2011

Dec. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Japanese Finance Minister Jun Azumi said automakers are the main engine for the economy after the government decided to extend tax breaks for fuel-efficient cars. Azumi spoke to reporters in Tokyo today.

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