Japan’s ship export orders fall 9.5 percent in Nov from Oct

Friday, 23 December 2011 11:30:26 (GMT+3)   -  
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According to the data released by the Japan Ship Exporters' Association (JSEA), Japanese new export ship orders in November decreased 9.5 percent compared to October this year, to 17 ships totaling 773,790 gross tons.

At the end of the first 11 months of the current year, Japanese shipbuilders' order books for export totaled 189 ships, with a total gross tonnage of 7.76 million, falling by 21.7 percent as compared to the same period last year.

Meanwhile, in November Japan delivered 28 ships totaling 1.5 million gross tons for export. In the January-November period, Japan delivered 337 ships for export, totaling 15.5 million gross tons, down 1.05 percent year on year.

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