logo
Plus   Neg
Share
Email

Japan Has Y757.2 Billion Current Account Surplus

Japan has a current account surplus of 757.2 billion yen in November, the Ministry of Finance said on Friday.

That exceeded expectations for a surplus of 566.3 billion yen and was down from 1,309.9 billion yen in October.

The trade balance reflected a deficit of 559.1 billion yen versus expectations for a shortfall of 612.6 billion yen following the 321.7 billion yen deficit in the previous month.

Exports were up 1.9 percent on year to 6.918 trillion yen, while imports surged an annual 13.5 percent to 7.477 trillion yen.

For comments and feedback contact: editorial@rttnews.com

Economic News

What parts of the world are seeing the best (and worst) economic performances lately? Click here to check out our Econ Scorecard and find out! See up-to-the-moment rankings for the best and worst performers in GDP, unemployment rate, inflation and much more.

Follow RTT