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Buz Investors Japan's machine tool orders increased significantly in December, data released by the Japan Machine Tool Builders' Association (JMTBA) showed Wednesday. The value of orders for machine tools climbed 28 percent annually to 1116.98 billion yen in December. Demand in the domestic market advanced 41.6 percent, and export demand rose by 21.9 percent.