Cars for export park at a port in Kawasaki, west of Tokyo, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Japan is reporting its fifth straight month of trade deficits for November, marking a lengthy span of

 

              Cars for export park at a port in Kawasaki, west of Tokyo, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Japan is reporting its fifth straight month of trade deficits for November, marking a lengthy span of
Cars for export park at a port in Kawasaki, west of Tokyo, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Japan is reporting its fifth straight month of trade deficits for November, marking a lengthy span of lagging exports that highlights a struggling economy. The Finance Ministry released data Wednesday, Dec. 19, showing the trade deficit soared nearly 38 percent last month compared to November the previous year. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)