According to the data of the General Administration of Customs on June 10, China exported 5.743 million tons of steel in May 2019, a decrease of 583,000 tons from the previous month, a decrease of 9.22% from the previous month and a decrease of 16.5% from the same period of last year. From January to May, China exported 29.093 million tons of steel. , an increase of 2.5% year-on-year.
In May, China imported 982,000 tons of steel, a decrease of18,000 tons from the previous month, down 13.1% year-on-year; from January toMay, China imported 4.878 million tons of steel, down 13.4% year-on-year. InMay, China imported 83.753 million tons of iron ore and its concentrates, anincrease of 2.81 million tons from the previous month, down 11.0% year-on-year;from January to May, China imported a total of 42.916 million tons of iron oreand concentrates, down 5.2% year-on-year. . In May, China exported 379,000 tonsof coke, an increase of 297,000 tons from the previous month, an increase of4.6% year-on-year; from January to May, China's cumulative export of coke was3.64 million tons, down 9.7% year-on-year.