Iron and Steel Exports Decreases to 3.36 Million Tons

According to foreign trade statistics that Ministry of Finance announced on 18th, iron and steel exports of November decreased by 4.5% from the previous year to 3.36 million tons, it was the decrease for the 3 straight months. It increased by 2.6% from the previous month, it was the increase for the first time in 3 months. Control of export for mainly spot continues while mill in Japan has little available capacity because domestic consumption for construction, automobile and industrial machine is increasing.