In August, rising shipments of cars and electronics have increased Japanese exports at the fastest pace in nearly four years, demonstrating that demand abroad is strong enough to sustain a economic growth.
The annual increase of 18.1% in exports has been the fastest since November 2013 and broke the median estimate for an annual increase of 14.7% observed in a Reuters poll.
The export result of August rose well on 13.4% in July, and marked a ninth month of consecutive expansion.
Export growth is likely to continue as the global economy remains on a solid footing, which should boost the confidence of decision-makers in Japan's economic outlook.
The Bank of Japan is expected to keep monetary policy pending at a meeting ending Thursday, while inflation remains extremely low despite data indicating solid economic growth