Japan trade loss widens

January 29, 2014 - 9:36:02 am

Containers are unloaded from a cargo ship docked at a container terminal in Tokyo, Japan, yesterday. Japan reported its largest-ever annual trade loss of 11.47 trillion yen ($112.07bn) in 2013, increasing by 65.3 percent from a year-earlier deficit of 6.94 trillion yen, due to the rise in import costs.