The Ministry of Finance of Japan released on July 25th 2012 statistics on steel export and import (preliminary) in June 2012. According to this, export quantity in June 2012 was 3,581,000 tonnes, up by 2.9% YoY and down by 10.7% MoM. Its export amount in yen was JPY 304.661 billion, down by 5.8% YoY. While, import quantity in June 2012 was 619,700 tonnes, down by 12% YoY and also down by 9.8% MoM.
By destination of export in June 2012, export to Asia was 2,885,000 tonnes, up by 2.5% YoY. Out of these, that to China was 493,000 tonnes, down by 14.8% YoY, to the Asian NIEs 1,152,000 tonnes, down by 1% YoY and to the ASEAN 1,128,000 tonnes, up by 19.8% YoY.
DFM Index Declines Slightly
The DFM General Index spending most of the session in the red zone closed the day at 2,379.49 points on Tuesday 18th June 2013. The index trimmed 3.32 points or 0.14 percent for the session.
QE Index Turned Red as Key Sectors Decline
The Qatar Exchange turned red on Tuesday 18th June 2013. The Index continued stepping its way lower in the red territory, dropping 68.65 points or 0.73 percent it reached at 9,361.05 levels.
Large Cap Drives ADX Index Higher
The ADX General Index stepped up to close the session at 3,659.54 points on Tuesday 18th June 2013, up 16.30 points or 0.44 percent from its previous close.