Competitive Landscape

June 2010
Japan Metals Report;Q2 2010, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p40
Industry Profile
The article discusses the competitive landscape of Japanese metal and steel companies and producers as of the second quarter of 2010. In a statement made by the Japan Iron and Steel Federation in late November 2009, local steel producers will aim to generate five million tonnes less carbon dioxide in 2010 than their original forecast. Also a big advantage is the agreement entered into by India's JSW Steel Ltd. with Japan's JFE Steel Corp., the country's second-largest steelmaker.


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