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Exports are near all-time highs. Prices have risen solidly for three successive quarters, indicating that Japan's period of deflation and weakly rising prices may be ending.
These changes, which focus particularly on casual workers, faced particular lobbying from parts of the business sector, which described them as costly and unnecessary, but they…