Trade data for April 2024 from Japan shows a big rebound for imports. Paying for them with a weak yen has pushed the trade balance further into deficit for the month.

Japan tarde machine orders data 22 May 2024

Adjusted trade balance is -560.8bn yen.

Exports to:

  • China +9.6% y/y
  • US +8.8% y/y
  • EU -2% y/y