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Rubber Hose Production Down 1.4% to 3,126 Tons for September

Rubber hose production fell 1.4 percent year-on-year to 3,126 tons in terms of new-rubber volume in September, while the value of shipments fell 0.7 percent to 11.863 billion yen ($102.41 million), according records compiled by the Japan Rubber Hose Manufacturers Association based on statistics by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). By category, high-pressure hoses were recovering, while...

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Rubber Goods Production for August Shows Upward Momentum

Shipment value of rubber products made a slight year-on-year increase in August, moving up 0.8 percent to 163 billion yen ($1.55 billion), according to records collated by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). Although the shift was of only a small degree, it represents the first year-on-year improvement in 14 months. Broken down by product type, the production...

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High-Pressure Hoses Recover on Construction Equipment, up 12% for August

Production and shipment of high-pressure hoses are recovering, according to records compiled by the Japan Rubber Hose Manufacturers Association based on Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) statistics. August production rose 12.6 percent year-on-year to 313 tons, while the value of shipments rose 10.8 percent to 1.293 billion yen ($12.44 million). High pressure hoses are largely used in construction...

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High-pressure Hoses Show Resolve Amid Otherwise Lackluster July for Rubber Hose Production, Shipment Value

Both production volume and shipment value of rubber hoses was down year-on-year for the month of July, according to records collated by the Japan Rubber Hose Manufacturers Association. Based on statistics from Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), the records reveal that production volume of hoses for July was 2,863 tons in terms of new-rubber volume, which represents...

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JRA Chairman on Market Downturn of Retreaded Tires

Ever since the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) stopped gathering up-to-date manufacturing statistics on retreaded tires in 2009, the Japan Retreaders Association (JRA) has taken over the task of collecting this information from around the country. JRA Chairman Tatsuo Gomi sat down for an interview recently with Japan Rubber Weekly, discussing the downturn that the country’s retread market...

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Rubber Hose Production and Shipping Down for May, Declining Two Months in a Row

Combined rubber hose production (new rubber) for May was 2,446 tons, a 6.6 percent decrease over previous years, while shipping revenue for the month dropped 2.6 percent to 9.8 billion yen ($96 million), according to records collated by the Japan Rubber Hose Manufacturers Association based on statistics from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). Both production and shipping...

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