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Japan's trade deficit -52.3% on month to ¥777.5B ($8.1B) in February, slightly below...

Japan's trade deficit -52.3% on month to ¥777.5B ($8.1B) in February, slightly below consensus of ¥876B. That's the eight consecutive monthly deficit, the longest stretch since 1980. Exports -2.9% Y/Y to to ¥5.28T vs consensus of -1.7%; imports +11.9% to ¥6.06T, due to the weaker yen. Exports to China -15.8%, to EU -9.6%, to U.S. +5.7%.
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  • ChrisWebber
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    Nikkei225 is +29% up in last 3 months in a good agreement with this forecast:
    http://bit.ly/WWqJiG
    21 Mar 2013, 03:28 AM Reply Like
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