Table 5: Japan's Export and Import
Quantum (Volume) Indexes, 1995-1999

(1995 = 100)

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Exports

Imports

Index

Change Over Year-Earlier Period

Index

Change Over Year-Earlier Period

1995

100.0

3.2%

100.0

11.7%

1996

101.2

1.2

105.6

5.6

1997

113.1

11.8

107.4

1.7

1998

111.6

-1.3

101.7

-5.3

1999

114.0

2.2

111.4

9.5

1998

January

98.0

5.7

107.7

-2.6

February

108.8

5.4

90.6

-6.3

March

121.8

3.6

107.7

-1.4

April

117.0

0.9

103.7

-5.5

May

106.1

-1.3

94.3

-10.8

June

111.5

-1.4

100.2

-3.5

July

116.9

-1.8

105.1

-7.8

August

102.8

-4.3

99.7

-5.2

September

118.4

-1.0

100.5

-7.2

October

117.0

-6.5

105.7

-8.4

November

104.8

-7.2

104.7

2.9

December

116.7

-5.4

100.3

-7.4

1999

January

96.8

-1.2

105.5

-2.0

February

100.9

-7.3

100.7

11.1

March

120.6

-1.0

112.2

4.2

April

114.4

-2.2

114.6

10.5

May

101.1

-4.7

102.6

8.8

June

114.3

2.5

106.8

6.6

July

118.3

1.2

109.3

4.0

August

107.9

5.0

113.2

13.5

September

125.7

6.2

111.4

10.8

October

124.2

6.2

114.6

8.4

November

116.3

11.0

125.5

19.9

December

128.4

10.0

121.2

20.8

Source: Ministry of Finance

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