Japan Trade by Geographic Region
To further the analysis presented in Japanese Trade and the Yen, I thought I would take the more granular data provided by the Japanese Ministry of Finance on trade by geographic region. Of course, I will use R to read, analyze, and plot the .csv data. Below you will see there are only two remaining regions where Japan has a trade surplus (North and South America), and those surpluses are declining very rapidly.
R code from GIST:
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