About Metal

Traditionally, Japan has had a large metal processing industry for a long time. Domestic demand of some materials, including rare earths, has been steadily increasing recently with the booming electric vehicle and renewable energy industries. In order to maintain a stable supply of raw materials needed for production and processing, Japan has developed a set of strategies to diversify its sources.

Table of Contents

  • Steel and Aluminium
  • Earths and Metals
  • Further Reading
  • Relevant Organisations and Trade Fairs