Japan’s September Seafood Import Growth Rate Slows, Value Continued to Increase
According to the September preliminary trade report released by the Ministry of Finance on October 20, seafood imports (excluding non-edible fishery products) increased in volume and value, but the growth rate slowed again. However, the increase in the value was still remarkable compared to the rise in the quantity, and the procurement cost remained high for a long time, reported Suisan Keizai.
Imports in September were 146,599 tons, 118.16 billion yen ($1.03 billion), an increase of 1.9% in quantity and 13.0% in value compared to the same month of...
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