Table 6: Japan's Export and Import
Yen-Based Price 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

-2.2%

100.0

-0.1%

1996

104.8

4.8

109.7

9.7

1997

106.7

1.8

117.9

7.5

1998

108.2

1.4

112.1

-4.9

1999

97.2

-10.2

101.7

-9.3

1998

January

109.7

3.3

118.0

-1.2

February

107.1

-1.9

113.1

-8.4

March

107.9

-0.8

112.2

-8.2

April

109.2

-0.8

112.7

-8.0

May

110.5

3.9

114.0

-3.5

June

113.4

10.4

116.6

2.0

July

112.8

9.4

116.1

2.7

August

114.4

9.7

117.5

3.3

September

109.2

2.9

112.6

-2.2

October

102.7

-3.0

106.2

-7.9

November

101.4

-6.0

104.5

-11.2

December

99.6

-9.5

102.0

-14.9

1999

January

97.3

-11.3

98.6

-16.4

February

99.0

-7.6

99.8

-11.8

March

100.0

-7.3

100.6

-10.3

April

100.1

-8.3

101.5

-9.9

May

101.1

-8.5

103.9

-8.9

June

100.3

-11.6

103.9

-10.9

July

99.7

-11.6

104.5

-10.0

August

96.4

-15.7

102.7

-12.6

September

93.6

-14.3

100.9

-10.4

October

94.0

-8.5

101.8

-4.1

November

93.3

-8.0

101.6

-2.8

December

91.9

-7.7

101.0

-1.0

Source: Bank of Japan

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