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Japan's apparel imports from Asia grow significantly
Aug '11
Japan's apparel imports from Asian countries, especially from South and Southeast Asia, have grown significantly during the first half of current year, as per the figures of the Japan Textiles Importers Association, compiled on the basis of the provisional data supplied by Ministry of Finance.

The country's total apparel imports rose to 1,002,197 million yen during the first six months of 2011, registering an increase of 10.9 percent over the corresponding period in 2010. The volume of total apparel imports also showed a year-on-year increase of 4.8 percent to 1,943.75 million units.

China stood to be the largest apparel supplier to Japan during the six-month period. While apparel imports from China showing a year-on-year increase of 8.5 percent amounted to 814,938 million yen, quantity-wise, they grew by 1.9 percent to 1,668.39 million units.

Among the South Asian countries, Bangladesh and India were the countries which exported more apparel to Japan during January-June 2011. Apparel imports from Bangladesh rose volume-wise by 21.1 percent to 31 million units and value-wise by 28.4 percent to 11,800 million yen. From India, apparel imports increased value-wise by 19.6 percent to 12,839 million yen and quantity-wise by 19.7 percent to 23.13 million units.

Indonesia and Vietnam were among the Southeast Asian countries which exported more apparel to Japan during the review period. Japanese apparel imports from Indonesia jumped 72.2 percent value-wise and were worth 12,877 million yen, while volume-wise the imports climbed 74.1 percent to 30.39 million units. Apparel imports from Vietnam saw 37.7 percent growth in volume to 85.58 million units.

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