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Apparel imports in Japan experience hike in value
Dec '10
Apparel imports in Japan experienced a hike of 4 percent to 190,790 million yen, in terms of value, from the corresponding month of the previous year, as per the report of Japan Textiles Importers Association based on the data published by the Ministry of Finance. In terms of volume, apparel imports registered a decline of 1.6 percent to 307.98 million units.

The value of apparel imports registered a boost for the first time in a span of five months, whereas the volume of apparel imports witnessed a decline for the second successive month.

There has been an increase of 3.1 percent in terms of value to 166,668 million yen in the import of apparels from China whereas the import volume witnessed a decline of 2.8 percent to 278.17 million units. Imports from Vietnam recorded an increase of 14.2 percent to 8,472 million yen whereas that from Bangladesh rose by 11.5 percent to 1,090 million yen. Apparel imports from Indonesia rose by 21.1percent to 1,072 million yen.

In terms of value, imports from ASEAN experienced a rise of 15 percent to 13,900 million yen. While, in terms of volume, it witnessed a rise of 12.2 percent to 19.87 million units.

There has been a decline of 8.8 percent in apparel imports to 2,351 million yen in the apparel imports from Italy. Imports from France witnessed an increase of 8.9 percent to 597 million yen. Imports from the European Union declined by 3.3 percent in terms of value to 3,900 million yen, but witnessed a hike of 14.5 percent in terms of volume to 690,000 units.

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