• Kyodo

  • SHARE

Japan logged its first current account surplus in four months in February, with profits from the securities investments income account outweighing the trade deficit, preliminary data showed Monday.

The surplus in the balance, one of the widest gauges of international trade, stood at ¥637.4 billion, down 47.0 percent from the year before, the Finance Ministry said in the report.

Unable to view this article?

This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.

Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.

We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)