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Weak yen set to boost Toyota profits

2 August 2013 Last updated at 03:51 BST

The world's biggest-selling car maker Toyota unveils its latest quarterly results later on Friday.

Analysts are forecasting a big jump in profits, thanks party to government policies that have resulted in a weaker yen.

Ahead of the earnings release, Rico Hizon spoke to the BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes in Tokyo about how a weak Japanese currency is helping to boost profits.