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Steel consumption in shipbuilding 2019-2020to rise 3% YoY - Shipbuilders Association of Japan

Steel News - Published on Wed, 13 Mar 2019

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SP Global reported that Shipbuilders' Association of Japan has forecast that steel consumed by its members during April 2019-March 2020 will reach 3.18 million tonnes, up 3% YoY. Total steel consumption forecast for fiscal 2018, which ends this March, was 3.08 million tonnes, 11.9% lower compared with a year ago. Within the forecast for total steel consumption, plate consumption is expected to rise 3.3% YoY at 2.76 million tonne, while sections is expected to reach 250,032 tonne, up 2.1% YoY.

Japanese shipbuilders received 8.6 million gross tonnes, up 13.8% YoY, of new vessel orders for export during April 2018-January 2019

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Wed, 13 Mar 2019
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