Japan trade balance for April 2022 comes in at Y bn

  • expected Y -1150bn, prior Y -412.4bn

Trade balance adjusted Y -1618.9

  • expected Y -967.4bn, prior Y -899.8bn

Exports 12.5% y/y

  • expected 13.8% y/y, prior 14.7%

Imports 28.2% y/y

  • expected 35.0% y/y, prior 31.2%

Also out were Machinery orders for March. The results are in the box in the pic below. ForexLive calendar can be found at this link, check it out!

Japan 19 May 2022