Japan trade surplus grows 62.7 percent in September

By
October 24, 2007 02:49

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user uxperience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew, Ivrit
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Repor
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

Japan's merchandise trade surplus grew 62.7 percent in September from a year earlier on rising exports of autos and communication equipment, the Finance Ministry said Wednesday. The surplus - the margin by which exports exceed imports - increased to 1.638 trillion yen (US$14.36 billion; €10.07 billion). The increase was more than the 45.1 percent predicted by economists polled by Nikkei News and Dow Jones Newswires. The result marked the second consecutive month of increase, underscoring the strength in exports that has supported Japan's economy.

Related Content

U.S. President Donald Trump receives a football from Russian President Vladimir Putin
July 20, 2018
Trump invites Putin to Washington despite U.S. uproar over Helsinki summit

By REUTERS