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Business Jan 7, 2018

U.S. trade deficit with Japan fell 10.5 percent in November

The U.S. goods trade deficit with Japan narrowed 10.5 percent in November from October to $5.76 billion, due partly to smaller imports of automobile parts, the U.S. Commerce Department said. The deficit with China grew 0.6 percent to $35.43 billion, the department said Friday. U.S. President ...

Japan's exports post seventh monthly decline on stronger yen

Business / Economy 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

Business / Economy 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 ...