Japan exports gain in April, rising oil prices pinch surplus

TOKYO (AP) ” Japan reports its exports rose a solid 7.5 percent in April from a year earlier though the trade surplus dropped as higher oil prices pushed the value of imports higher. The figures released Monday were in line with estimates, given a rebound …
( read original story …)


Related Post

S&P downgrade warning sends Toshiba shares fal...
views 78
TOKYO — S&P Global Inc said in a report on...Friday it could cut its rating of Toshiba Corp...credit by several notches should the Japanese firm...receive financial support that includes debt...restructuring, sending Toshiba stock down 9...percent. S&P rates ... ( read original story ...)


US warship in west Pacific for Japan navy drills: ...
views 90
Tokyo (AFP) - The US supercarrier Carl Vinson will...start joint exercises with Japan's navy on Sunday,...Tokyo's defence ministry said, as the warship...passes through the western Pacific after days of...contention over its whereabouts. The strike group...is in the ... ( read original story ...)


Asian equities edge up as Japan outperforms, dolla...
views 68
principal economist at IHS Markit in Tokyo. While...U.S. consumer spending has almost stalled, a surge...in business investment and wage growth suggested...activity would regain momentum as the year...progresses, limiting Wall Street losses. Moreover,...strong ... ( read original story ...)


Japan to carry out simulated China-Taiwan military...
views 41
The Self-Defence Forces will conduct drills from...Monday through Friday with the US military...participating as an observer, a Japanese...government source told Kyodo News. The exercises,...which do not involve actual troop deployments,...assume that the US and ... ( read original story ...)


Abe to Help Trump? Japan Proposes 700,000 US Tech ...
views 75
A Response to Trump's Doubt on Japan According to...Japan News, this proposal by Abe may be in...response to the criticisms from Trump on some...aspects of the Japanese market. This includes the...car industry and the depreciation of the yen,...which may be making ... ( read original story ...)


How the world would benefit by turning Japanese
views 60
HAVING just returned from my second visit to...Japan, I’m struck by the vast differences...between them and us. I’m experiencing a...strange type of sadness and not just regular...post-holiday blues. I was in Japan with my...boyfriend to see Boston rock band ... ( read original story ...)


Japanese organizers to disclose total cost estimat...
views 53
Tokyo Olympic organizers will present their first...official cost estimate for the 2020 Games at a...level slightly below their promised 2 trillion...($17 billion) cap, Japanese media said Wednesday....Organizers are expected to present an estimated...total of 1.6 ... ( read original story ...)


Japan, South Korea to Share Military Intelligence
views 57
Nov.23 -- Japan and South Korea have buried some...of their traditional bitterness as they take on...the security challenge from North Korea, but a new...pact to share military intelligence is already...worrying China. Bloomberg's Andy Sharp reports on..."Bloomberg ... ( read original story ...)


Hotel JAL City Nagoya Nishiki Announced for 2019
views 101
Okura Nikko Hotel Management Co., Ltd., a...subsidiary of Hotel Okura Co., Ltd., announced...today that it will open Hotel JAL City Nagoya...Nishiki, the Okura Nikko Hotel’s first property...in Nagoya, Japan. The company signed a contract...with Enuwan LLC to ... ( read original story ...)


Citic Capital to accelerate UK, US and Japan prope...
views 60
Citic Capital, the Chinese state-owned asset...management firm, is looking to accelerate its...overseas investment in Britain, the United States...and Japan to meet growing demand from clients,...despite China stepping up its efforts at...tightening capital outflows. ( read original story ...)