Japan exported 4.8 million vehicles in 2012.
TOKYO – Japan’s automotive trade surplus rose 9.5% in 2012 to ¥11.0 trillion ($137 billion), according to statistics compiled by the Customs and Tariffs Bureau within the Ministry of Finance. Exports, both in vehicles and parts, reached ¥12.4 trillion ($155 billion) in 2012, up 8.9% from the previous year’s ¥11.2 trillion ($140 billion) total. Meanwhile imports, aided by the strong yen, grew by more than 20% to ¥1.5 trillion ($18.3 billion). Vehicles ...
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