SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Japan’s exports rose by 6.9% year on year to yen (Y) 6,383bn ($59.8bn) in September amid a weaker yen, the Ministry of Finance said on Wednesday.
The country’s imports rose by 6.2% year on year to Y7,341bn in September, resulting in a trade deficit of Y958.3bn, the ministry said on its website. This is the record 27th straight monthly trade shortfall.
Japan posted a shortfall of Y943.2bn in September last year.more >>
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