Japan car demand to pick up but exports weak-lobby


TOKYO, June 18 (Reuters) - Japanese car sales will likely start improving this month thanks to new government incentives to scrap old vehicles, but weak exports are keeping an economic recovery at bay, the head of the auto industry lobby said on Thursday. The government raised its assessment of Japan's economy on Wednesday for the second straight month, saying it had bottomed out as exports and factory output recover from sharp declines. [ID:nT36828] But Satoshi Aoki, chairman of the ...

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