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Japan 's chemical production falls in February

Update Japan's chem exports rises 3.9% in September; overall up 6.9%

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Japan’s overall chemicals exports rose by 3.9% year on year to yen (Y) 633.3bn ($5.93bn) in September this year, tracking the overall rise in shipments abroad, amid a weakening of its currency, official data showed on Wednesday.

The country’s exports of organic chemicals fell by 4.7% year on year to Y194.3bn, while shipments of plastic materials was up by 5.2% at Y197.1bn, the Ministry of Finance said in a statement.

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