Japan's new ship export orders decline in January from December

Friday, 17 February 2017 17:23:42 (GMT+3)   -   Istanbul
SteelOrbis News

According to the data released by the Japan Ship Exporters' Association (JSEA), Japanese new ship export orders in January this year decreased by 65.4 percent on tonnage basis compared to December, falling to five ships, compared to eight ships recorded in December, totaling 168,100 gross tons, consisting of only bulk carriers. In January last year, Japan's new ship export orders had totaled three ships amounting to 116,300 gross tons.
On the other hand, in January this year Japan delivered 45 ships for export, totaling 1.69 million gross tons, rising from four ships totaling 103,043 gross tons recorded in December. In January 2015, Japan's new ship deliveries for export had totaled 45 ships with 1.74 million gross tons.

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