Japan trade deficit shrinks 77% to ¥1.73 trillion

/ Jul 23, 2015

Japan trade deficit shrinks 77% to ¥1.73 trillion

Japan’s goods trade deficit in the January to June period shrank 77.4 percent from a year earlier to ¥1.73 trillion ($13.9 billion), due partly to smaller imports on the back of declining crude oil prices, the government said Thursday. The smaller deficit, which followed ...

Jul 13, 2015

Japan to halt trade insurance for Venezuela

Nippon Export and Investment Insurance, or NEXI, has said it will phase out the underwriting of new trade insurance for deals with Venezuela beginning Tuesday. The decision, announced Sunday, reflects concern that Venezuela, a major oil producer, may fail to fulfill its payment obligations ...