Taiwan’s steel export value down six percent in April
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According to the statistics released by the Taiwan Ministry of Finance, in April this year Taiwan's export value of iron and steel and articles made from iron and steel amounted to $1.58 billion, decreasing by six percent compared to the same month of 2011.
In the first four months of this year, Taiwan's export value of iron and steel and articles made from iron and steel decreased by 1.7 percent from the same period last year, amounting to $6.1 billion. Meanwhile, in the first four months of 2012 Taiwan's import value for the products in question decreased by 16.1 percent compared to the same period of last year to $4.2 billion.