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Exports of used electric and hybrid vehicles surging

Aug 14, 2018

Exports of used electric and hybrid vehicles surging

Exports of used electric and hybrid vehicles are surging on the back of strong demand for Japanese-made eco-friendly vehicles abroad, partly reflecting growing awareness of environmental protection in emerging countries. But the trend may pose a problem in terms of recycling in Japan as exports ...

Japan farm exports hit record high in January-June period

Aug 10, 2018

Japan farm exports hit record high in January-June period

Japan's exports of agricultural, forestry and fishery products in the January-June period hit a record high for the sixth consecutive year, thanks to the popularity of Japanese cuisine mainly in Asia, the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Ministry said Friday. According to the ministry, the exports ...

Jul 24, 2018

Japan's July figures point to slowdown in manufacturing sector

The manufacturing sector lost steam in July as demand for exports weakened. The monthly Nikkei Japan Purchasing Managers Index for manufacturers showed a preliminary reading of 51.6, the lowest since November 2016 and down from 53 in June. A reading above 50 indicates the sector is ...