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Japanese nonwovens exports increase.

Exports of nonwovens by Japan increased in 1992 both in terms of volume and sales figures. In volume, Japanese exports increased 20% from 1991 to 20,111 tons annually, while sales were up 20.7%, to Y37.4 billion. Imports decreased, falling 11.4% in tons to 14,058 tons and 10.1% in yen, to 10.1[yen] billion. The exception was imports from Luxembourg, which during 1992 increased more than 20%, to [yen]1.7 billion and 2138 tons. The increase reflects the increased demand for "Tyvek" in Japan.
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Publication:Nonwovens Industry
Date:Nov 1, 1993
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