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MNI BRIEF: BOJ Q3 Real Export Index Rises 0.8% Q/Q

(MNI) Tokyo

The Bank of Japan's real export index, calculated using Ministry of Finance trade data, rose in Q3 0.8% q/q, the second straight quarterly rise following a 2.4% increase in Q2, 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 next Tuesday.

The September real export index rose 4.6% m/m for the first rise in two month following an unrevised 6.1% fall in August.

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