TOKYO Strong global demand has helped cushion the impact on Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp of new U.S. import duties, but Japan's top steelmaker remains worried Washington's trade barriers could lead to a glut in Asia, a much bigger market for the company.
TOKYO, April 26 Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal
Corp, Japan's biggest steelmaker, aims to boost crude
steel output by 3 to 6 percent in the year through March 2019
from the previous year, when system trouble and typhoons caused
slow production, its executive said on Thursday.