Exports at central Japan’s Nagoya port went down 7.5% year on year (y/y) in February as 4.423 million tonnes of cargo left the port that month.
Imports were up 3.9% y/y to 6.503 million tonnes.
Overall cargo traffic edged up 0.6% in February from a year earlier to 16.886 million tonnes, according to figures released by the Nagoya Port Authority on 19 May.
Domestic trade accounted for 5.959 million tonnes of overall throughput.
Nagoya port handled 197,089 teu of containers in foreign trade in February, up 3.6% from the same month last year. Exports totalled 99,736 teu, down 6.6%, while imports amounted to 97,353 teu, up 16.8%.
Meanwhile, Nagoya port handled 13,459 teu of containers in domestic trade in February, down 14% from a year earlier.