Man-made Filament Fabric Market Overview in Japan
In value terms, man-made filament fabric production fell modestly to $ in estimated in export prices. In general, production showed a perceptible downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 when the production volume increased by % y-o-y. Man-made filament fabric production peaked at $ in 2008; however, from 2009 to , production remained at a lower figure.
The value of the man-made filament fabric market in Japan contracted slightly to $ in , falling by -% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Overall, consumption enjoyed a buoyant expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 with an increase of % y-o-y. Over the period under review, the market reached the maximum level at $ in 2011; however, from 2012 to , consumption remained at a lower figure.