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Airlines hope weak yen will boost travel

STRONG WEAKNESS:Local carriers are appreciating the depreciation of the Japanese currency, which they say will offset the slump in travel to Japan caused by economic woes

Staff writer, with CNA

However, the electronics parts sector will see little change, thanks to the already frequent interaction between the two markets, while the auto industry — which relies heavily on imports of Japanese cars — will benefit from the weaker yen, he said.

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