Japan White Goods Shipments Hit 30-Year High in Jan.-June

Japan White Goods Shipments Hit 30-Year High in Jan.-June

   Tokyo, July 21 (Jiji Press)--White goods shipments in Japan in January-June hit their highest level in 30 years on a first-half basis thanks to stay-at-home demand stemming from the lingering new coronavirus crisis.
   Shipments in the six-month period rose 9.7 pct from a year before to 1,328.1 billion yen, the highest since January-June 1991, when shipments totaled 1,367.7 billion yen, the Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association said Tuesday.

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