SELECTED RAW MATERIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR JAPAN'S SPECIALTY STEEL INDUSTRY.

E. Chin, John C. Wu, L. Nahai, Gordon L. Kinney, Charles L. Kimbell

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Abstract

This report describes Japan's raw material needs for chromium, cobalt, manganese, nickel, and tungsten to produce ferroalloys and alloy steels. Japanese imports of these ores or metals by quantity and source are given for 1972-81 to indicate changes in the consumption and supply pattern and the degree of Japan's dependence on foreign sources. This report also describes measures implemented by Japan to reduce the risk of supply interruption and discusses the implications of shortages.

Original languageEnglish
JournalInformation Circular - United States, Bureau of Mines
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1983

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