Japanese exports continued to decline for the third month in a row
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Tokyo, 18 March 2019 SPA -- Japan's exports in February fell by 1.2 percent to 6.38 trillion yen ($ 57.3 billion) for the third month in a row, according to data released by the Japanese government.
Japan's exports to other Asian countries, which account for about 52 percent of Japan's total exports, fell by 1.8 percent to 3.3 trillion yen last month, according to a preliminary report by the Japanese Ministry of Finance.
Meanwhile, Japan's imports last month fell by 6.7 percent to 6.05 trillion yen, resulting in a trade surplus of 339 billion yen, Japan's first trade surplus in five months.
Japan's exports to the United States in the last month increased by 2 percent to 1.3 trillion yen, continuing to grow for the fifth straight month, according to the Finance Ministry.
11:49 LOCAL TIME 08:49 GMT