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Japan registers 993.9 billion yen trade deficit

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 13:11

Tokyo: Japan registered 993.9 billion yen of goods trade deficit in May, the government said Wednesday.

Exports increased 10.1 percent from a year earlier, while imports rose 10 percent, the finance ministry said in a preliminary report.

The figures were calculated on a customs-cleared basis, reported Xinhua.


First Published: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 13:11
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