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Export Volume of SUS Products in April 2016 Is 82,171 Tons
= Down by 8% from prior month, and exports to all main destinations except South Korea are down =
The export result of stainless steel products in April 2016 which was compiled by the Japan Iron and Steel Federation based on the foreign trade statistics prepared by the Ministry of Finance was 82,171 tons, down by 8.0% from 89,351 tons in the prior month.

The average export unit price per ton was US$3,051, down by 4.7% from the prior month. The total export amount was US$250.668 million which was equal to JPY27.8493 billion.

The export result by main destination when compared with the prior month was <> China: down by 20.8%, <> South Korea: up by 10.1%, <> Taiwan: down by 17.2%, <> USA: down by 30.5% and <> Thailand: down by 9.9%. The details of exports by destination are as shown in the table below, and the exports to all the main destinations except South Korea were down.

Besides, the export result of special steel products other than stainless steel products in April was 532,204 tons (down by 26.0% from the prior month), and the export result of special steel products including the above export result of stainless steel products amounted to 614,376 tons (down by 24.0% ditto).
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