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Shipbuilding Orders Decline 23%

The Kyushu District Transport Bureau released statistics showing that orders for ship construction for companies in Kyushu and western Yamaguchi Prefecture in 2008 fell 23% from the previous year. This was attributed to the diminished demand for car carriers due to the economic turndown. This was the second consecutive year-on-year decline.

Published: Mar 6, 2009 / Last Updated: Mar 6, 2009

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