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Japan’s Flexible Container Bag Production Falls to 3.75 Million Sacks for 2016

Output for flexible intermediate bulk containers (FIBCs) totaled 3.753812 million units over January–December 2016, a 17-percent year-on-year decline, according to the Japan Flexible Container Association. Despite there having been a demand increase in the petrochemical industry in 2015, demand surrounding decontamination work has faired worse. Construction of interim storage facilities have been delayed and work on residential areas has settled...

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Japan’s Automobile Production Falls 0.8% for 2016

Japanese automotive manufacturers produced a total of 9.204696 million vehicles over January–December 2016, according to the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA). This represents a 0.8-percent year-on-year decline, the second decrease in the last two years. By automobile type, passenger vehicles moved into a positive from a year-on-year negative for 2014–2015, with 7.873886 million vehicles produced for a 0.6-percent increase in...

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Rubber Hose Production, Shipment Value Drop Slightly in 2016

Both production volume and shipment value of rubber hoses were slightly down year-on-year for 2016, 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 2016 was 34,621 tons in terms of new-rubber volume, which represents a year-on-year...

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Japanese Rubber Production, Shipment Value Decline for Second Straight Year

Japanese production and shipments of rubber goods for 2016 continued in what has been a trend of decline in recent years. According to figures released by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), the shipment value of rubber goods for last year decreased for a second consecutive year, falling 4.6 percent to drop to 2.1737 trillion yen ($19.13 billion)....

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Rubber and Resin Roll Production Increases for Fourth Straight Year – But Tapering off

Domestic production of rubber and resin rolls for 2016 rose 0.4 percent over that of the previous year, hitting 3,863 tons, according to data compiled by the Japan Rubber Manufacturers Association (JRMA). The slight increase marks the fourth consecutive year of year-on-year improvement. Although production was up for the year overall, it came with July–September production falling short of that...

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Tire Production in Japan Falls 3.6% for 2016

Production volume of automobile tires in Japan fell 3.6 percent year-on-year in 2016, dropping to 1.019801 million tons, according to the Japan Automobile Tyre Manufacturers Association (JATMA). It marks a fifth consecutive year of decline for automobile tire production. While 2016 production volume as a whole was marked with a negative record, coming on account of 21 consecutive months of...

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