Japan has only one anti-dumping duty in force:14%-46.5% on electrolytic manganese dioxide originating from China, South Africa, and Spain. The period of validity for such anti dumping duties was extended by five years and will expire on 5 March 2019 (it has been in force since September 2008).
To wear, or not to wear? It seems to depend mostly on where you come from. In many parts of Asia, face masks are commonplace as people use it to protect from air pollution, bacteria and viruses, or to cover facial imperfections. In Japan, it's impolite for women not to wear any makeup when going outside. So masks serve as a quick cover-up.
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