Futtsu, Japan
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Japan's economy: Seaweed lessons

The economic policies of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe known as Abenomics have sent stock prices soaring and big companies are doing well.

But not everyone is feeling the benefit.

The BBC's Mariko Oi visited Futtsu in the Chiba prefecture.

It is a fishing town which relies on collecting and processing seaweed - a business which is struggling to thrive.

Watch more reports on Asia Business Report's website

  • 24 Feb 2015
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