Japan's current account surplus rose 38% in October

Business / Economy Dec 9, 2019

Japan's current account surplus rose 38% in October

The current account surplus rose 38.0 percent in October from a year earlier, as imports dropped faster than exports amid falling crude oil prices and the prolonged U.S.-China trade conflict, government data showed Monday. The surplus came to ¥1.82 trillion, marking the 64th straight month ...

Japan's current account surplus shrank 3.3% in first half

Business / Economy Nov 11, 2019

Japan's current account surplus shrank 3.3% in first half

The current account surplus shrank 3.3 percent from the previous year in the first half on weak exports to the rest of Asia amid continuing tensions over the U.S-China trade war, preliminary data showed Monday. In the April-September half, the surplus in the current account ...

Business / Economy Oct 8, 2019

Japan's August current account surplus up 18%

Japan's current account surplus increased 18.3 percent in August from a year earlier as imports declined faster than exports amid the continued effects of the U.S.-China trade conflict, government data showed Tuesday. The surplus in the current account — one of the widest gauges of ...