UPDATE 2-Japan steel demand bottoms out, Q2 lift seen-METI

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* Q1 steel output seen down 43 pct yr/yr at 17.83 mln tonnes * Steel demand expected to show recovery in Q2 * Carmakers demand seen up 10 pct in Q1 from Q4 * Sheet steel stocks seen falling to fair levels by end-June By Yuko Inoue TOKYO, March 27 (Reuters) - Japan's steel demand has bottomed out in the current quarter and may show a recovery in July-September, helped by run-downs in stocks and infrastructure spending, the government said on Friday. Demand for steel from Japanese ...

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