St. Kitts – Nevis Imports More Vehicles In 2008

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Basseterre, St. Kitts _ Nevis
February 25, 2009 (CUOPM)

More vehicles were imported into St. Kitts in 2008 than in 2007.

Figures obtained from the Department of Finance and Statistics in the St. Christopher and Nevis Air and Sea Ports Authority (SCASPA) indicate that 1,436 vehicles were imported in 2008 compared to 1,386 vehicles in 2007, an increase 50, up 3.61 percent.

Of the 1,436 vehicles imported in 2008, 1,170 were imported from Japan; 260 from the United States and 6 from Europe, compared to 1,386 in 2007, of which 1,148 vehicles were imported from Japan, 188 from the United States and 50 from Europe.

Last year, 153 vehicles were imported in June and July; 147 in May, 144 in April, 143 in December and 124 each in January and November.

In December 2008, 143 vehicles were imported compared to 114 in December 2007.
On Wednesday, the 37,237 ton Duyvi Puebla offloaded 40 vehicles at the Deep Water Port.

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