Japan economy minister declines comment on Trump's Toyota tweet

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Japanese Economy Minister Nobuteru Ishihara said on Friday he had no comment on tweets by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump about Toyota Motor Corp <7203.T> before Trump takes office.

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Trump threatened in a tweet to impose heavy taxes on the automaker if it builds its Corolla cars for the U.S. market at a plant in Mexico.

(Reporting by Stanley White; Editing by Chris Gallagher)