Japan exports rose a higher-than-expected 18.6 percent in October from a year earlier, data on Wednesday showed, in the latest sign of a recovery in the world’s third biggest economy.
The rise in exports compared with a rise of 11.5 percent in September and market expectations for a 16.5 percent increase in a Reuters poll.
Japan’s imports rose 26.1 percent in October, compared with market expectations for a rise of 19 percent.
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