(Reuters) -- Japan's naphtha imports for the petrochemical sector fell 11% in June from the same month a year earlier, government figures showed on Friday. Imports of naphtha for ethylene production amounted to 1,713,009 kilolitres (1,168,908 tonnes) last month, the Ministry
of Economy, Trade and Industry said in a statement.
That compared with 1,928,831 kl (1,332,042 tonnes) in the same month last year and 1,619,287 kl (1,115,771 tonnes) in May. June imports cost USD 1.189.683.994, compared with USD 1.132.898.318 in May, the data showed.