Chart of the day: Japanese trade recovers


To the U.S., it’s 9/11, but to Japan it’s 3/11, the date of the great magnitude 9.0 Tohoku earthquake that left 18,456 dead and missing and presumed dead while inflicting $300 billion in damage, including those damaged reactors at Fukushima.

No surprise, them, that only now is the Japanese economy finally running a trade surplus, the subject of this graphic from the Yomiuri Shimbun:

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