Nippon Steel seeking assets for growth outside Japan

Japanese firm sees stronger overseas rise for the metal than home market

[RIO DE JANEIRO] Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp, the world's second-biggest steelmaker, is seeking to add assets in markets outside Japan to tap growth in metal demand that's stronger than in its home market.

Nippon Steel partnered ArcelorMittal in November to acquire a steel plant in the US from...

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