Import prices for slab in Southeast Asia and East Asia have fallen below $500 per tonne cfr for the first time since late-2013 following recent deals from CIS suppliers, sources told Steel First.
Italian steelmakers are facing a variety of problems affecting the sector’s profitability and prospects. Metal Bulletin Research (MBR) examines the causes and looks at possible remedies.
South Korean exports of oil country tubular goods (OCTG) to the USA can still be competitive despite new anti-dumping margins, according to analysis by Steel First sister company Metal Bulletin Research (MBR).
China will impose a protective tariff on imports of finished steel materials which are re-exported after domestic processing, the country’s Ministry of Finance (MoF) announced via its website on Friday July 11.
Europe's market for carbon steel welded tube has suffered from overcapacity, low demand and low prices since the financial crisis of 2008-09 caused construction activity to plummet.