The imports of clothing and accessories by Japan increased by 18.6 per cent year-on-year to 258,588 million yen ($2,009.90 million) in December 2022. They were 2.5 per cent of the total imports of 10,235,704 million yen during the period under review, according to the provisional trade statistics released by the Far Eastern country’s ministry of finance.
The imports of textile yarn and fabric were valued at 100,215 million yen in December 2022, which was 14.1 per cent higher than the same period of last year. Yarn and fabric imports were 1 per cent of the total imports by Japan, as per the latest data.
Japan exported textile yarn and fabric worth 72,355 million yen during December 2022, an increase of 8.7 per cent year-on-year. The country’s exports of textile machinery were valued at 27,199 million yen, which was 19 per cent higher than the exports in December 2021, contributing 0.3 per cent to the total exports.
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