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October 21, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Steel Firms May Buy From South Africa: Six steelmakers plan to import iron ore from South Africa after the government lifts economic sanctions against Pretoria, industry sources said. Nippon Steel Corp., NKK Corp., Kawasaki Steel Corp., Sumitomo Metal Industries Ltd., Kobe Steel Ltd. and Nisshin Steel Co. have concluded contracts with South Africa's Iscor company, the sources said.
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BUSINESS
October 21, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Steel Firms May Buy From South Africa: Six steelmakers plan to import iron ore from South Africa after the government lifts economic sanctions against Pretoria, industry sources said. Nippon Steel Corp., NKK Corp., Kawasaki Steel Corp., Sumitomo Metal Industries Ltd., Kobe Steel Ltd. and Nisshin Steel Co. have concluded contracts with South Africa's Iscor company, the sources said.
BUSINESS
November 3, 1988 | From Reuters
Japan's electric power companies will gradually stop importing uranium ore from South Africa and refined uranium from Namibia to support United Nations-led anti-apartheid sanctions, industry officials said. Some Japanese companies import refined uranium from British companies that are suspected of buying from Namibia, which is run by South Africa in violation of U.N. resolutions. The power firms will sever trading ties with the African countries as current contracts expire.
BUSINESS
February 27, 1988 | KARL SCHOENBERGER, Times Staff Writer
Japan takes quiet pride in being No. 1 on many economic fronts, but there is one distinction that officials here say they would have preferred to forgo--overtaking the United States as South Africa's top trading partner. With the South African government's latest crackdown on dissent drawing heightened international attention to Pretoria, the Japanese government is renewing its call for self-restraint among large exporters and trading companies.
BUSINESS
November 3, 1988 | From Reuters
Japan's electric power companies will gradually stop importing uranium ore from South Africa and refined uranium from Namibia to support United Nations-led anti-apartheid sanctions, industry officials said. Some Japanese companies import refined uranium from British companies that are suspected of buying from Namibia, which is run by South Africa in violation of U.N. resolutions. The power firms will sever trading ties with the African countries as current contracts expire.
BUSINESS
February 27, 1988 | KARL SCHOENBERGER, Times Staff Writer
Japan takes quiet pride in being No. 1 on many economic fronts, but there is one distinction that officials here say they would have preferred to forgo--overtaking the United States as South Africa's top trading partner. With the South African government's latest crackdown on dissent drawing heightened international attention to Pretoria, the Japanese government is renewing its call for self-restraint among large exporters and trading companies.
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