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Indonesia’s steel import value drops in Jun

Indonesia’s steel import value totaled US$117.9 million in June, dropping by 24.8% compared to the previous months, according to data released by Statistics Indonesia (BPS). In June, the country’s import values generated by articles of iron and steel totaled US$312.7 ...

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Turkish steel exports drop during H1 2015; imports surge

The most recent statistics published by the Turkish Steel Exporters’ Union (CIB) suggests that steel exports by the country dropped significantly during the first half of the current year. On the other hand, the country’s steel imports surged higher during ...

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Indonesia’s steel import value falls in May

Indonesia’s steel import value totaled US$392.28 million in May, decreasing by 42.4% compared to the same period of last year, according to data released by Statistics Indonesia (BPS). In November, the country’s import values generated by articles of iron and ...

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Ferrous scrap export through European port registers steep decline

The ferrous scrap export through Port of Antwerp in Belgium has declined considerably during the first quarter of the current year. The most recent statistics released by the Port Authority officials also indicate that steel imports remained flat over the ...

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Japan’s steel exports see year-on-year decline for the first time in three years

The most recent trade data released by the Japan Iron and Steel Federation (JISF) indicates that steel exports by Japan declined during the year 2014 when compared with the year before. This is the first time in three years that ...

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Japanese steel mills eying hike in steel import quota into Thailand

The Japanese Chamber of Commerce is urging the Thai government to raise its steel import quota as listed in the Japan-Thailand Economic Partnership Agreement (JTEPA), as the chamber claims the quota keeps falling. Mr Masaki Katsuta, chairman of JCC’s metal ...

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AISI announce steel import permit application in US for Dec’14

Based on the Commerce Department’s most recent Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported that steel import permit applications for the month of December total 3,563,000 net tonne. This was a 12% ...

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Japan asks Thai government to increase steel import duty free quota

It is reported that the Japanese government has made an application to the government of Thailand for increasing quota for Japanese steel product imports next year. The Thai government has formulated a policy to limit tax free for Japanese steel ...

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India mulls proposal to hike duty on steel imports

As per media reports, Indian government plans to raise the import duty on steel. This follows the petition filed by local steel makers on the backdrop of surging steel shipments from China. The Ministry had initiated detailed discussions on the ...

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India considers raising steel import duties to curb China shipments

India is considering raising import duties on steel after domestic steelmakers complained about surging shipments from China, and a decision may be taken in the next two to three days, the Steel and Mines Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said. Steel ...

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