Japan July-Sep Crude Steel Demand Seen Up 0.6% y/y

Industry News 02:10:19PM Jun 28, 2012 Source:SMM

(Reuters) - Japan's demand for crude steel is expected to rise 0.6 percent in the July-September quarter from a year earlier, the trade ministry said on Thursday.

Total crude steel demand in the quarter is seen at 27.1 million tonnes, based on a government survey of steelmakers and looking at inventory levels at the end of June, the ministry said.


 

Japan July-Sep Crude Steel Demand Seen Up 0.6% y/y

Industry News 02:10:19PM Jun 28, 2012 Source:SMM

(Reuters) - Japan's demand for crude steel is expected to rise 0.6 percent in the July-September quarter from a year earlier, the trade ministry said on Thursday.

Total crude steel demand in the quarter is seen at 27.1 million tonnes, based on a government survey of steelmakers and looking at inventory levels at the end of June, the ministry said.