Tokyo, Japan (file image/pixabay)
Bonded bunker fuel sales from Japan were up in March compared to 12 months' ago, according to government figures.
March saw 2.64 million barrels of bonded bunker fuel sold representing a 10% rise over the period.
The March figure was also up on February's bonded bunker fuel sales.
Bonded bunker fuel is import tax exempt when sold to ocean-going ships.