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Japan Machine Tool Orders Hit 2-Year Low in Feb.

Japan Machine Tool Orders Hit 2-Year Low in Feb.

   Tokyo, March 12 (Jiji Press)--Orders for machine tools received by Japanese makers in February plunged 29.3 pct from a year before to 109.7 billion yen, down for five months in a row and slipping below 110 billion yen for the first time since January 2017, industry data have shown.
   The decline came apparently because more and more Japanese companies are curbing investment in facilities and equipment amid uncertainties ahead partly reflecting lingering trade tensions between the United States and China.

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