Japan's naphtha output up by 5.6% in February

29 March 2013 11:20  [Source: ICIS news]

TOKYO (ICIS)--Japan’s production of naphtha rose by 5.6% year on year to 1.74m kilolitres in February, official data showed on Friday.

The country’s output of naphtha used for petrochemical production rose by 5.8% year on year in February, according to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).

Meanwhile, the country's production of jet fuel declined by 1.7% year on year to 726,752 kilolitres in February, METI data showed.


By: Tomomi Yokomura
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