Links to previous press releases are below.
Japanese Steel Output Falls in September
Japanese steel production fell 0.4 Mt year-on-year to 8.0 Mt, the second-lowest month of the past decade, data from the Japan Iron and Steel Federation show. Meanwhile, at 75.6 Mt, production in January-September was at a ten-year low.
Total crude deliveries into India stood at a 4-year low of 3.82M b/d (-877K b/d m-o-m, -349K b/d y-o-y) in September, Reuters reports citing tanker arrivals data. Imports from the Middle East dropped...Read More
Turkish Steel Output in September
At 2.7 Mt, Turkey’s crude steel production fell by 6.9% year-on-year in September, the Turkish Steel Producers Association reports. Output in the year to date was down 10.1% on the corresponding period in 2018 at 25.3 Mt.
Japanese Coal and Iron Ore September Imports
Japanese iron ore imports edged up 1.7% year-on-year in September to 10.1 Mt, marking the third occasion imports have exceeded 10.0 Mt in 2019, the Ministry of Finance reports. By contrast, total coal imports slipped 2.8% year-on-year to 14.9 Mt.