Exports from Kyushu, Okinawa, and Yamaguchi during October surpassed a year before for the first time in fifteen months. According to a report by the customs office in Moji, Kitakyushu, the region marked a 1.5% growth in exports at a monthly ¥743 billion. Region-wise, exports to the U.S. (+15.3%) and China (+11.9%) brought a significant raise with large automobile and semiconductor manufacturing equipment sales. Meanwhile, monthly exports for the regions of the EU and the Middle East remain at minus. Source: Nikkei / NHK
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