25 February 2009 04:23 [Source: ICIS news]
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Shipments of Japan-made products plunged a record 45.7% year-on-year last month to Y3,482bn, with exports to the
It did not help that the country also took in 31.7% less goods from abroad at Y4,435bn during the month.
Its total chemical exports slid down 47% year-on-year to Y318.24bn led by plastics materials, which posted a 52.8% plunge, based on official data.
($1 = Y96.75)
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