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 ...

Business Jul 4, 2019

U.S. goods trade deficit with Japan shrinks 26.1% in May

The U.S. merchandise trade deficit with Japan shrank 26.1 percent in May from the previous month to $5.35 billion (¥576.8 billion), the Commerce Department said Wednesday. The deficit with China, meanwhile, expanded 12.2 percent to $30.20 billion, the department said. For the reporting month, Japan ranked ...