Japan's new ship export orders decrease in April from March

Thursday, 21 May 2020 15:37:11 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul
       

According to the data released by the Japan Ship Exporters' Association (JSEA), Japanese new ship export orders in April this year fell by 66.6 percent on tonnage basis compared to the previous month, decreasing to five ships, compared to 17 ships recorded in March, totaling 221,550 gross tons, including four bulk carriers and a general cargo ship.

In the first four months of this year, Japanese shipbuilders received new export orders for a total of 52 ships with an aggregate of 2.29 million gross tons, down 34.8 percent year on year.

On the other hand, in April this year Japan delivered 26 ships for export, totaling 1,160,959 gross tons, compared to 24 ships totaling 1,093,057 gross tons recorded in March.

Meanwhile, in the January-April period of the current year, Japan delivered 113 ships for export, totaling 5,339,138 gross tons, rising by 17.3 percent year on year.


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