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MNI BRIEF: BOJ Q2 Real Export Index Rises 2.7% Q/Q

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The Bank of Japan's real export index, calculated using Ministry of Finance trade data, rose 2.7% q/q inQ2, the first rise in three quarters following Q1's 3.4% drop, data released by the BOJ showed on Thursday.

The figures were calculated by MNI based on BOJ data and confirmed by bank officials. The BOJ will release details of the index on Tuesday.

The June real export index rose 5.4% m/m following an unrevised 3.5% fall in May.

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