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 ...

Business / Economy Sep 18, 2019

Japan's exports fell for ninth straight month in August

Exports dropped for a ninth straight month in August as trade conflicts compound a global economic slowdown. The value of shipments abroad fell 8.2 percent in August from a year earlier, according to the Finance Ministry. Economists surveyed by Bloomberg had estimated a 10 percent ...