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Japanese Steel Exports Breakdown

Steel

Of the 10.6 Mt of steel exports from Japan in the 1q15, some 1.3 Mt were shipped to China, down 13% year-on-year and the lowest quarterly total since the 1q09, according to data from the Japan Iron and Steel Federation. Shipments to South Korea fell 7% in 1q15, to 1.7 Mt, while exports to Taiwan rose 11% to 0.9 Mt. There were also slight annual falls in exports to the US (-0.5% to 0.6 Mt) and South America (-1% to 0.7 Mt).