Japan's exports post seventh monthly decline on stronger yen

/ May 23, 2016

Japan's exports post seventh monthly decline on stronger yen

Exports fell for the seventh consecutive month in April as the yen strengthened, underscoring the growing challenges to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's efforts to revive economic growth. Overseas shipments declined 10.1 percent in April from a year earlier, the Finance Ministry said Monday. The median ...

Japan logs trade deficit for fifth month in August

/ Sep 17, 2015

Japan logs trade deficit for fifth month in August

The nation posted a goods trade deficit for the fifth straight month in August, the government said Thursday, partly reflecting a drop in exports to China amid a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy. The deficit in value terms shrank 40.2 percent from a year ...

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 a ...