Japan posts goods trade deficit of $6.56b in November

Published: December 19, 2018 12:31:05 | Updated: December 26, 2018 14:00:40

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Japan logged a goods trade deficit in November, the government said in a report on Wednesday.

According to the Finance Ministry, the country posted a goods trade deficit of 737.3 billion yen (6.56 billion US dollars) in the recording period, reports Xinhua.

The ministry said exports edged up 0.1 per cent from a year earlier. Imports, meanwhile, increased 12.5 per cent, the ministry's preliminary data showed.

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