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Core private-sector machinery orders fell 2.9 percent in September, declining for the third month in a row and prompting the government to downgrade its assessment, Cabinet Office data showed Monday.

Total orders fell 18.7 percent to ¥2.14 trillion, largely due to a significant drop in overseas demand.

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