URGENT: Japan reports 62.1 bil. yen trade surplus in Dec.

Economy

Japan logged a 62.1 billion yen ($419 million) trade surplus in December, government data showed Wednesday.

Exports rose 9.8 percent from a year earlier while imports decreased 6.8 percent, according to a preliminary Finance Ministry report.

For the whole of 2023, Japan posted a 9.29 trillion yen trade deficit.

Kyodo News

Kyodo News