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Special Steel Demand Forecast in Jul-Sept 2018
= Up by 0.5% from year-earlier period =
On July 9, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry made clear its demand forecast about special steel products in the period from July to September in 2018 in the lecture made in the Special Steel Association of JAPAN.

According to this, the demand (based on respective monthly average) for special steel products in the period from July to September is <> For domestic consumption: 1.1414 million tons, <> For export: 549,200 tons and <> Total: 1.6906 million tons. Comparison with the result expected in the prior period (April - June) is <> Domestic consumption: up by 1.4%, <> Export: up by 0.6% and <> Total: up by 1.1%.

On the one hand, comparison with the year-earlier period is <> Domestic consumption: down by 0.8%, <> Export: up by 3.5% and <> Total: up by 0.5%.
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