Japanese Iron Ore and Coal Imports Decline in September
Coal, Iron Ore
Japanese iron ore imports dropped 19.4% year-on-year to 8.1 Mt in September, provisional data from the country’s finance ministry show. Receipts in July-September tumbled 29.5% to 21.5 Mt.
Meanwhile, the country’s coal imports (all types) fell 7.7% to 13.7 Mt last month, while those in the 3q20 declined 15.5% to 40.8 Mt.