Japan posted a trade surplus of JPY 255.3 billion in April 2021, reversing from a deficit of JPY 936.9 billion in the same month a year earlier and well above market consensus of a surplus of JPY 140 billion. Exports jumped 38 percent yoy to JPY 7,181 billion while imports rose at a softer 12.8 percent to a 27-month high of JPY 6,925 billion. Considering the first four months of the year the trade surplus was at JPY 809.54 billion, swinging from a gap of JPY 1,138 billion. source: Ministry of Finance, Japan
Balance of Trade in Japan averaged 344.52 JPY Billion from 1963 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 1608.68 JPY Billion in September of 2007 and a record low of -2795.12 JPY Billion in January of 2014. This page provides - Japan Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan Balance of Trade - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2021.
Balance of Trade in Japan is expected to be -300.00 JPY Billion by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Balance of Trade in Japan to stand at 500.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan Balance of Trade is projected to trend around 500.00 JPY Billion in 2022 and 160.00 JPY Billion in 2023, according to our econometric models.