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Rubber Hose Production up 5.4% for First Half on Back of Strong Demand for High-Pressure Hoses

Rubber hose operations in Japan have achieved growth in both production volume and revenues for the first half of calendar 2018, according to new results compiled by the Japan Rubber Hose Manufacturers Association. In terms of the volume of new rubber, production was up 5.4 percent year-on-year to end at 19,111 tons for the half, while shipment value rose 2.8...

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Revenue From Construction Equipment Shipments Projected to Rise 1% for 2019

Japan’s construction equipment industry is expected to achieve healthy performance for fiscal 2018–2019, according to a demand forecast recently compiled by the Japan Construction Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA). This continues a trend from both fiscal 2017 and early fiscal 2018 wherein sluggish domestic demand has been offset by stronger demand overseas, leading to higher revenues on the whole. Alongside this...

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Auto Part Survey Shows Mixed Results for Rubber Part Shipment Values

According to a survey of auto part shipments for fiscal 2015 compiled by the Japan Auto Parts Industries Association (JAPIA), total value was 19.12 trillion yen ($167.49 billion), down 3.4 percent over the prior year and the first year-on-year decline in three years. Within that total, the shipment value of rubber parts, spread across 11 categories, came to 709.03 billion...

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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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Rubber Goods Production and Shipments Remain Sluggish in May

Production and shipments of rubber goods in Japan remain in low gear. According to Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, the shipment value of rubber goods in May 2016 decreased by 4.6 percent year on year to 164.5 billion yen ($1.57 billion), the 11th consecutive month of year-on-year decline. Production and shipments of major rubber goods such as tires,...

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Production and Shipments of Rubber Belts and Hoses for May Continue Declining Trend

Rubber belt production for May totaled 2,003 tons in terms of new-rubber volume, down 3.6 percent from the same month of the previous year, while shipments were valued at 5.6 billion yen ($53.01 million), up 0.6 percent from the previous May. It was the 13th consecutive month of decline in production volume and the first year-on-year increase in shipment value...

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