29 June 2012 05:15 [Source: ICIS news]
The country’s plastic production, on the other hand, increased by 4.5% in May from April and rose by 5.3% from May 2011, according to the ministry.
Industries that contributed to the month-on-month decrease in March were those of transport equipment, chemicals and general machinery, the ministry said.
Japanese producers expect the country’s industrial production to increase by 2.7% in June and rise by 2.4% in July, according to a METI’s survey conducted earlier in June.
When they were polled in May, the producers predicted that
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