ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter

Japan current account surplus rises 75% on falling energy prices

November marks 65th month in a row for Japan to finish with a surplus

Declining shipments of vehicles and construction machinery to the U.S. helped to pull down Japan's November exports by 10.2%, to 6.24 trillion yen.

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japan's current account surplus increased 75 percent in November from a year earlier as imports fell more steeply than exports amid declining energy-related prices in the reporting month, government data showed Tuesday.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more