South Korean June Steel Trade
South Korea imported 1.7 Mt of steel in June, the highest monthly volume since July 2018 and up from 1.0 Mt in the same month last year, Korean Steel Association data show. In the 1h21, total steel imports reached 7.4 Mt, up from 7.1 Mt a year earlier.
South Korea exported 2.2 Mt of steel in June, a four-month low and down from 2.4 Mt in the same month last year. In the 1h21, total steel exports reached 13.9 Mt, almost unchanged year-on-year.