Japan: February Imports Continued to Rise In Value, Down In Volume Except Russia
According to the February trade bulletin released by the Ministry of Finance on March 16, the import volume of fish and shellfish (excluding non-edible marine products) fell sharply for the first time in four months. Meanwhile the import value continued to increase significantly. Procurement costs continue to rise sharply, Suisan Keizai reported.
In February, the import result was 124,852 tons, 115,671 million yen ($929.86 million), a significant decrease of 10.3% in volume compared to the same month of the previous year and...
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