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Japan Logs Trade Surplus of 663.7 B. Yen in March

Japan Logs Trade Surplus of 663.7 B. Yen in March

   Tokyo, April 19 (Jiji Press)--Japan logged a customs-cleared trade surplus of 663.7 billion yen in March, compared with 7.5 billion yen in surplus a year before, the Finance Ministry said in a preliminary report Monday.
   The result came against the median forecast of 482.9 billion yen in surplus among 18 research institutes surveyed by Jiji Press.
   Exports rose 16.1 pct to 7,378.1 billion yen, and imports grew 5.7 pct to 6,714.4 billion yen, the ministry said.
   In trade with the United States, Japan's surplus expanded 2.1 pct to 449.2 billion yen. Exports were up 4.9 pct, and imports were up 6.5 pct.
   In trade with mainland China, Japan posted a surplus of 57.6 billion yen, compared with 242.6 billion yen in deficit a year before. Exports rose 37.2 pct, and imports were up 10.0 pct.

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