Entradas de mayo de 2017

May 29

US steel industry expected to return to growth

Crude output in the world’s largest economy predicted to increase by 4.4% in 2017 The US steel industry is expected to return to growth next year, with production predicted to rise on lower imports and buoyant demand from the construction and energy sectors. By signing up you confirm that you have read and agree to …

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May 22

2017 Outlook

In 2016, the aluminium industry performed well and exceeded industry predictions. Even during Q4, the industry’s low season, the price of aluminium has remained strong. New transportation policies banning overloaded long-haul transport resulted in a low inventory in China’s physical market, as metal has been log-jammed at shipping points. This played a major role in …

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May 16

Eurozone industrial production falls in September

An unexpected decline in Germany’s powerhouse industrial sector dragged industrial output in the eurozone back into decline in September, but the fall was not as severe as economists had expected.   Industrial output excluding construction declined by 0.8 per cent over the month, but was 1.2 per cent higher than the same month a year …

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May 08

Magnesia price plunge after China scraps export quota

Magnesia prices in China decreased substantially at the start of January as the market adjusted following the cancellation of the export quota system in end-2016…   More information, download .PDF

May 01

EU imposes definitive dumping duties on Chinese steel tube imports

The European Union has imposed definitive anti-dumping duties on Chinese and Taiwanese imports of stainless steel tubes and pipe butt-welding fittings to protect its industry from steel overcapacity.   An investigation found Chinese and Taiwanese manufacturers had sold stainless steel tube and pipe butt-welding fittings in Europe at dumped prices, the European Commission said in …

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