Japan plans to ban exports of luxury cars to Russia

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Japan is planning to ban exports of luxury cars to Russia as early as next week as part of sanctions it is imposing on Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine, a government source said Friday.

Japan has been stepping up pressure against Russia with the United States and European countries as the war in Ukraine drags on despite a global outcry.

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said at a Group of Seven industrialized nations’ meeting on Thursday that more Russian individuals and entities will be added to its sanctions list and that exports of luxury goods will be banned.


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