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The International Monetary Fund predicted Thursday that Japan’s economy will shrink 0.5 percent this year, in line with a half-point decrease last year.

Japan still faces “considerable downside risks” in its economy, the IMF said, sounding the warning in its annual report on the Japanese economy, which has gone through two years of minus growth in the past four years.

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