Japan's merchandise trade balance rose to 300.4billion yen in September, compared with a previous reading of -775.3 billion yen in August that was revised to -777.2 billion yen, while the analyst's expectations referred to 198.0 billion yen.

Japan's adjusted merchandise trade balance also dropped to -21.8 billion yen in September, comparing with a prior drop -294.4 billion yen during August, which was revised to -265.2 billion yen, and the actual reading came lower than analyst's expectations that predicted of -121.1 billion yen.

Furthermore, the Japan's merchandise trade exports (YoY) jumped 2.4% during the month of September, compared with a previous 2.8% a year earlier, while the expectations estimates of 1.0%. Further, the Japan's merchandise trade imports (YoY) came at 12.1% in September more than the prior reading 19.2% and analysts' forecasts 13.0%.