Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Japan naphtha imports decline 9pc
Japan naphtha imports decline 9pc
27
Jun '11
Japan imported 1,619,287 kilolitres (1,115,771 tonnes) of naphtha for the petrochemical sector in May 2011, compared to 1,776,324 kl (1,237,633 tonnes) in the same month last year, which is a decline of nearly 9 percent, as per the data released by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.

The naptha import was also less in May compared to 1,809,718 kl (1,247,203 tonnes) in April this year. Accordingly, the cost of import in May was also less compared to that of April. While the imports cost US$ 1,132,898,318 in May, it cost US$ 1,178,956,785 in April.

However, there is gradual rise in the price at which naphtha was imported. The import price of naphtha was US$ 752.3/ton (48,740 yen/kl) in May 2010. This increased to US$ 945.3/ton (54,027 yen/kl) and US$ 1,015.4/ton (57,024 yen/kl) in April and May 2011 respectively.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 24th Jan 2017

Textile industry demands relaxation of laws from Budget

The upcoming Union Budget 2017-18 should focus on relaxing certain...

President Donald Trump; Courtesy: White House

Textiles | On 24th Jan 2017

US sets ball rolling for withdrawal from TPP

President Donald Trump has set the ball rolling for withdrawal of the ...

Textiles | On 24th Jan 2017

Indian cotton consumption estimated at 290 lakh bales: CAI

The domestic consumption of cotton during the crop season 2016-17...

Interviews View All

Victor Chao
Esmetex

‘In future, clothing boundary lines will become increasingly blurred.’

Awen Delaval
Samatoa

'Natural fibres are appreciated for traditional authenticity'

Giovanni Pizzamiglio, Paolo Crespi & Riccardo Robustelli
Epson, For.Tex & F.lli Robustelli

‘The percentage share of printing in the global textile market is pretty...

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
January 2017

January 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search