FILE - In this July 2, 2013 file photo, a woman walks by a clothing store advertising a sale in Tokyo. Japanese manufacturers are increasingly optimistic over the business outlook in months ahead, ... more 
FILE - In this July 2, 2013 file photo, a woman walks by a clothing store advertising a sale in Tokyo. Japanese manufacturers are increasingly optimistic over the business outlook in months ahead, according to a survey released Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, in advance of the expected approval of a sales tax increase. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Koji Sasahara, File
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