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Japan May Exports +15.8% Y/Y; 15th Monthly Rise

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  • Japan's exports rose for 15th straight month by 15.8% y/y in May, following the 12.5% y/y growth marked in April.
  • Imports grew by 48.9% y/y in May, accelerating from the 28.3% y/y increase last month, marking the 16 monthly rise.
  • Trade balance in May was a deficit of Y2.38 trillion, expanding from the previous Y842.8 billion deficit.
  • Exports to the European Union and the United States rose 10.6% y/y and 13.6% y/y respectively, and to China decreased 0.2% y/y.
  • Imports from the European Union increased 19.0% y/y, and from the United States and China increased by 24.2% y/y and 25.8% y/y respectively.
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  • Japan's exports rose for 15th straight month by 15.8% y/y in May, following the 12.5% y/y growth marked in April.
  • Imports grew by 48.9% y/y in May, accelerating from the 28.3% y/y increase last month, marking the 16 monthly rise.
  • Trade balance in May was a deficit of Y2.38 trillion, expanding from the previous Y842.8 billion deficit.
  • Exports to the European Union and the United States rose 10.6% y/y and 13.6% y/y respectively, and to China decreased 0.2% y/y.
  • Imports from the European Union increased 19.0% y/y, and from the United States and China increased by 24.2% y/y and 25.8% y/y respectively.