Japanese trade deficit ¥754.1B ($9.6B) in August vs ¥518.9B in July and consensus of ¥829.3B....

|By:, SA News Editor
Japanese trade deficit ¥754.1B ($9.6B) in August vs ¥518.9B in July and consensus of ¥829.3B. Exports -5.8% Y/Y vs -7.5% consensus; imports -5.4% due to reduced oil prices. Trade deficit with EU hits record ¥96B as exports plunge 22.9%. Shipments to China -9.9%, to U.S. +10.3%.