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Japan had been recording consistent annual trade surpluses from 1970 to 2010. However, since 2011, the country has been posting trade deficits as costs for imports have surged due to the weakening of the Japanese yen and increased purchases of fossil fuels and gas to make up for the loss of nuclear power following the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. In 2013, the biggest trade surpluses were recorded with: the United States, Hong Kong, South Korea and Taiwan. The biggest trade deficits were recorded with: China, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Australia and Qatar. This page provides - Japan Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Japan Balance of Trade - was last refreshed on Wednesday, November 26, 2014.