- JUNNAN STEEL NEWS
- Gloria Wong
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Japan's steel exports in October fells year-on-year
The data released by the Japan Iron and Steel Federationrecently showed that Japan exported 2.866 million tons of steel in October, ayear-on-year decrease of 8.5%; Among them, the export volume of ordinary steelin Japan was 1.872 million tons, a year-on-year decrease of 5.9% .
In terms of main export product types, Japan exported 188,000tons of galvanized steel in October, a year-on-year decrease of 18.2%; exported146,000 tons of cold-rolled broadband steel, a decrease of 39.4% year-on-year;exported 948,000 tons of hot-rolled broadband steel, a year-on-year increase of9.8 %; Exports of 256 thousand tons of thick plates, an increase of 9.3%year-on-year.
From the perspective of export destinations, Japan exported461,000 tons of steel to South Korea in October, a year-on-year decrease of4.2%; it exported 436,000 tons of steel to China, a year-on-year decrease of14.2%; it exported 409,000 tons of steel to Thailand, a year-on-year decreaseof 24.6%, continuously Six months decreased year-on-year; exports of 105,000tons of steel to the United States, a year-on-year decrease of 26.1%.