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    Demographics

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    Public Spending

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    Public Debt

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    Recent Econ Stats

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    2018-05-31JPIndustrial Production MoM Prel APR1.20%1.04%00
    2018-05-31JPIndustrial Production YoY Prel APR2.20%1.07%00
    2018-05-31JPForeign Bond Investment 26/MAY? 180.9B00
    2018-05-31JPStock Investment by Foreigners 26/MAY? -184.3B00
    2018-05-31JPConstruction Orders YoY APR-4.00%5.23%00
    2018-05-31JPHousing Starts YoY APR-4.06%00
    2018-05-30JPJobs/applications ratio APR00
    2018-05-30JPHousehold Spending MoM APR00
    2018-05-30JPHousehold Spending YoY APR0.37%00
    2018-05-30JPUnemployment Rate APR2.50%2.40%00