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Japanese Steel Exports

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Japan's steel exports fell to a three-month low of 3.5 Mt in May, down 1% year-on-year, according to the Japan Iron and Steel Federation. Shipments to China fell slightly in May, to 0.5 Mt, while there was a larger drop in exports to other destinations in Asia (-8% to 2.0 Mt). In contrast, steel shipments to the Middle East (+95% to 0.2 Mt), North America (+14% to 0.3 Mt) and Latin America (+7% to 0.2 Mt) all rose.