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Japan trade tumbles amid global slowdown, China spat

Tokyo: Japan posted its worst September trade figures in more than 30 years, official data showed Monday, as the global slowdown and a territorial spat with China weighed on the world’s third-largest economy. Tokyo said its monthly trade deficit hit 558.6 billion yen ($7.0 billion), reversing a year-earlier surplus of 288.8 billion yen, data from