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From bottom of the barrel commodity prices, political instability and teppid demand - it was hardly a rosy picture presented in at the G7 summit. And according to media reports, that instability combined with Japan's own economic woes is forcing Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to postpone a key tax hike.
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe may delay an increase in sales tax, fearing it would further trouble the struggling economy. New figures show that consumer prices in Japan have slipped for the second straight month.
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