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# Japanese economy

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Japanese minister: 'Our banks escaped crisis because we can't speak English'
Taro Aso says banks didn’t buy complex financial instruments because they couldn’t understand the English descriptions.
# Cars
Japanese car manufacturers check products for radiation to allay foreign buyers' fears
Meanwhile, Toyota says its car production won’t return to normal capacity for months, due to a shortage of parts after the 11 March earthquake and tsunami.
# Japanese economy
Japan slashes core interest rate to almost zero
Following the lead of the US, the Bank of Japan makes it almost free to borrow cash.