Japan's April auto sales slump to nine-year low as coronavirus saps demand

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Japan’s monthly auto sales dropped to a nine-year low in April, industry data showed on Friday, after a state of emergency called by the government to contain the national outbreak of the new coronavirus left showrooms deserted. In the latest indicator of the widening impact of the virus on the world’s third-largest economy, vehicles sales fell 29% in April from the same period a year ago to 270,393, according to data from the Japan Automobile Dealers Association and an association for dealers

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