Japan posted a trade deficit of JPY 635.36 billion in August 2021, compared with market consensus of a gap of JPY 47.7 billion and reversing from a surplus of JPY 227.98 billion in the same month a year earlier. This was the first trade deficit since May, as exports rose by 26.2 percent year-on-year to JPY 6,606 billion while imports rose at a steeper 44.7 percent to JPY 7,241 billion. Considering the first eight months of the year, the country registered a trade gap of JPY 807.85 billion, down sharply from a deficit of JPY 1,273.02billion in the same period of 2020. source: Ministry of Finance, Japan
Balance of Trade in Japan averaged 342.39 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 September 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. 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.