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Japan’s manufacturing sector is lagging behind other countries in utilizing information technology, according to an annual government report that called for improvements.

The report, released Tuesday, also urged the industry, which accounts for some 20 percent of the country’s gross domestic product, to take the initiative in the development of robotics technology. It also called for more efforts to make Japan a global hub for research and development activity.

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