Government of Nova Scotia, Canada
Header - Service Directory

Use the Services Directory to quickly access information on all of the services provided by the NS Department of Finance.

Home > Economics and Statistics > Archived Daily Stats > Selected Archived Daily Stats Article
The Economics and Statistics Division maintains archives of previous publications for accountability purposes, but makes no updates to keep these documents current with the latest data revisions from Statistics Canada. As a result, information in older documents may not be accurate. Please exercise caution when referring to older documents. For the latest information and historical data, please contact the individual listed to the right.

<--- Return to Archive

For additional information relating to this article, please contact:

Doug McCann Research and Statistics Officer
Tel: 902-424-2141Email: Douglas.McCann@novascotia.ca

December 10, 2018
JAPAN CURRENT ACCOUNT AND TRADE BALANCE, OCTOBER 2018

Current Account

 

 

In October 2018, Japan reported

  • the Net international trade (goods and services) deficit increased 20 billion yen to 237 billion yen,
  • primary income surplus decreased 51 billion yen to 1,643 billion yen and
  • secondary income (transfers) deficit increased 51 billion yen to 195 billion yen.

As a result, the current account surplus decreased 123 billion yen to 1,211 billion yen over September 2018.

 

Trade Balance

In October 2018, Japan 's

  • goods exports increased 375 billion yen to 7,005 billion yen,
  • goods imports increased 410 billion yen to 7,199 billion yen,
  • As a result, net international goods trade deficit increased 35 billion yen to 194 billion yen, over September 2018.
  • Net international services trade deficit decreased 14 billion yen to 43 billion yen, over September 2018.

As a result, Net international trade (goods and services) deficit increased 20 billion yen to 237 billion yen, over September 2018

Report | Press Release | Balance of Payments

Based on Table 6s-a-2 Current Account (seasonally adjusted), Monthly



<--- Return to Archive