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Japan / Economic Crisis #180616

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 20, 1998
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Meeting of G-7 nations in Japan to discuss the year-long economic crisis there reported; scenes shown from Tokyo. [Note: local weather bulletin on screen beginning 5:41:40.]

(Tokyo: Mark Litke) The impact of the weak Japanese yen on American business reviewed; details given of slow sales for United States products in Japan, the lack of Japanese tourism plus the lower price of Japanese goods in the US. [J.P. Morgan economist Jesper KOLL - comments on the pro and cons.]

Litke, Mark;
Vargas, Elizabeth

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