While trade woes are reducing export earnings investment flows into Japan are an offset.

BoP Current Account Balance Y 1816.8bn

  • expected Y 1806.8bn, prior Y 1612.9bn

BoP Current Account Adjusted Y 1732.2bn

  • expected Y 1731.1bn, prior Y 1485.2bn

Trade Balance BoP basis Y 254.0bn

  • expected Y 138.8bn, prior Y 1.1bn

Of more focus was the GDP data, here: