URGENT: Japan logs 744.3 bil. yen current account surplus in Dec.

Economy

Japan had a current account surplus of 744.3 billion yen ($5.0 billion) in December, the Finance Ministry said Thursday.

In 2023, the country recorded a 20.63 trillion yen current account surplus, nearly double the level a year earlier.

The current account balance is one of the widest gauges of international trade.

Kyodo News

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