Japan’s crude steel demand expected to fall
Apr 04, 2013 | 09:45 AM
| Weilyn Loo
SINGAPORE Japans crude steel demand in its fiscal first quarter is expected to fall to 26.4 million tonnes, down 0.9 percent from the previous quarter and 4.1-percent lower than a year earlier, according to the countrys Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).
Demand for ordinary steel for the three months ending June 30 is projected at 18.89 million tonnes, down 2.8 percent from the previous quarter but up 0.7 percent from the same period last year, while special steel demand is pegged at 4.61 million tonnes, down 0.4 percent from the previous three months and 12.8 percent below....
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