Trade deficit grows to record ¥13.7 trillion

Apr 21, 2014

Trade deficit grows to record ¥13.7 trillion

The trade deficit surged nearly 70 percent to a record ¥13.75 trillion ($134 billion) last fiscal year as exports failed to keep pace with rising energy costs. The Finance Ministry reported Monday that Japan’s exports in the year ended March 31 rose 10.8 percent ...