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Japan's February Small Bar Production: 767,100 Tons
Japan's nationwide production of small bars totaled 767,100 tons in February 2012, up 7.8% from a year ago, indicating a year-on-year increase for eight consecutive months since July 2011, when it increased by 8.1% from a month ago, turning to an increase for the first time in four months, according to announced data from the Japan Iron & Steel Federation.

Nationwide production of small bars totaled 1,476,500 tons in January-February 2012, up 6.1% from the same period of 2011. It totaled 8,086,500 tons in April 2011-February 2012 or in the first 11 months of fiscal 2011 (April 2011-March 2012), up 3.7% from the same period of fiscal 2010, translating into an annualized 8,820,000 tons.
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