Obayashi Corp (1802.T)
22 Mar 2019
* April-Dec net profit grows 33 pct y/y to record 219.6 bln yen
* Marks 2nd mth of decline, biggest monthly drop since March 2016
TOKYO Japan's top steelmaker Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp is bracing for a weaker steel market in Asia because the escalating Sino-U.S. trade war may crimp steel demand in top buyer China and in Southeast Asia, a senior executive said.
* Cuts FY crude steel output plan to 42.1 mln T from 43.3 mln T
TOKYO/GENEVA, Nov 6 A World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute panel largely upheld Japan's complaint against a safeguard duty imposed by India on steel imports for two-and-a-half years, a ruling published on Tuesday showed.
* But says trade tensions are clouding global economic outlook (Adds pictures)