Exports of iron and steel is High level, 20.59 Million Tonnes in January-June

In Japan, exports of iron and steel in January-June decreased by from the previous year to 3.6% to 20.585 million tonnes, according to the foreign trade statistics Ministry of Finance announced on 25th. It is the high level, over annualized 40 million tonnes. Behind the result is the fact that asian metal market improved from the second half of February and exports for automobile recoverd from aftermath of flood in Thailand last year.