Japan May exports jump 14.9 pct year/year – MOF

TOKYO, June 19 (Reuters) – Japan’s exports surged 14.9 percent in May from a year earlier due to higher shipments of cars and steel, in a sign of robust global demand, Ministry of Finance data showed on Monday. The rise compares with a 16.1 percent jump …
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