SFGate.com 2013.10.21 06:08
ELAINE KURTENBAC, Associated Press By ELAINE KURTENBACH, AP Business Writer
Updated 7:13 pm, Sunday, October 20, 2013
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TOKYO (AP) - Japan's trade deficit ballooned to a fresh record for
September as costs for imports of food and other necessities outstripped
growth in exports.
Preliminary customs data Monday show September's deficit was 932 billion
yen ($9.5 billion), the 15th consecutive monthly shortfall.
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