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Why are US import prices from Japan rising?

Rising car prices explain why US import prices from Japan haven’t fallen despite the sharp weakening of the yen. While growth in car prices has slowed as supply shortages have unwound, this hasn’t boosted export volumes so far and we think that the weak yen won’t provide much of a tailwind in future either.

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