Japan Exports Above Expectations Rising 6.9%

Japan’s exports in September rose 6.9 percent from a year earlier, its fastest pace since February, while its imports climbed 6.2 percent over the period, coming in above expectations for 6.8 percent and 3.0 percent respectively from a Reuters poll.

The trade deficit for September came in at 958.3 billion yen, according to data from the Ministry of Finance, larger than expectations for 777 billion yen deficit, according to a Reuters poll.


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