Paragraph is Narita Airport in May import value down 8.2% smartphone demand
Tokyo Customs on the 18th, announced the May trade overview of Narita Airport.
Overall import value fell in year-on-year for the first time in 21 months.
In effect of the last-minute demand for new products of smart phone (smartphone) has settled down, imports of communication equipment is so is one of the reasons why it was significantly reduced.
March-April it with seems were many people who Kaikaeru the smartphone to machine the tax hike and new year the start of the consumption tax Although May came out the reaction.
Metals to be used for automobile parts also, seems to have decreased in the change of the local mining situation.
In addition, also decreased 7.9% exports, also decrease factor of the production base of the video recording and playback devices such as digital cameras and that is progressing motion to transfer abroad, a leading semiconductor manufacturer has switched to Tokyo Port customs clearance of export from Narita It seems to have become.