A man fishes near a cargo ship at a port in Tokyo in this April 18, 2013 file photograph. The 18.6 percent increase in exports in the year to October blew past the median market forecast for a 16.5 ... more 
A man fishes near a cargo ship at a port in Tokyo in this April 18, 2013 file photograph. The 18.6 percent increase in exports in the year to October blew past the median market forecast for a 16.5 percent rise and accelerated from a 11.5 percent gain in September, data by the Ministry of Finance showed on November 20, 2013. REUTERS/Issei Kato/Files (JAPAN - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY) less 
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